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Obituary of the Day: Bernard Waber

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor, Bill McDonald, discusses one person's life featured on today's obit page. Today's person: Bernard Waber, the children's-book author and illustrator.                               

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Obituary of the Day: Barbara Brenner

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Bill McDonald, New York Times obituaries editor, discusses one life featured on today's obit page. Today: Barbara Brenner, who advocated on behalf of breast cancer victims as head of Breast Cancer Action.

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Obituary of the Day: William Fine

Monday, May 20, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald joins us every day during the drive to discuss one life featured in the obit page. Today: journalist and publisher William M. Fine, who helped shape New York's drug laws.

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Obituary of the Day: Geza Vermes

Friday, May 17, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald joins us every day during the drive to discuss one life featured in the obit page. Today's person is the religious scholar Geza Vermes.

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Obituary of the Day: Thomas M. Messer

Thursday, May 16, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald joins us every day during the drive to discuss one life featured in the obit page. Today: museum director Thomas M. Messer.

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Obituary of the Day: Billie Sol Estes

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor, Bill McDonald, discusses one person's life featured on today's obit page. Today: Texas con man Billie Sol Estes.

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Obituary of the Day: Dr. Joyce Brothers

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor, Bill McDonald, discusses one person's life featured on today's obituary page. Today's person is Dr. Joyce Brothers.

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Coming Out Posthumously

Friday, August 03, 2012

When news broke last week that Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, had died, the world learned something new about the pioneering astronaut: that Dr. Ride was in fact a lesbian, survived by her partner of 27 years. Bob speaks to The New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald about how much obituaries should explore the private lives of public people.

Michael Linnen - Cantus for Bob Hardison

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