Posts Tagged “death”

114 Years Of Knowledge Lost

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114 Years Of Knowledge Lost

When Walter Breuning died on April 15, a great repository of American history was lost. He was officially the oldest documented living person until he passed away at age 114. Born just a few years before the turn of the century – that is, the 20th century, he witnessed some of the greatest triumphs and…

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Geraldine Ferraro

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Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Ferraro, the first female Vice Presidential candidate, died at age 75 on March 26, 2011. She died after a 12 year battle with multiple myeloma. Geraldine Ferraro broke political ground when she ran for the Democratic VP ticket with Walter Mondale in 1984. Ferraro was also the first woman in her family to complete…

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Michael Jackson’s Doctor On Trial

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Michael Jackson’s Doctor On Trial

Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson’s doctor, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. The case will probably last at least two months. Jury selection began on Thursday. The trial’s opening arguments have been set for May 9th, and it is supposed to be over on July 1st. Murray is accused of giving the anesthetic propofol to help…

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Elizabeth Taylor: Beloved American Icon Dies

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Elizabeth Taylor: Beloved American Icon Dies

Elizabeth Taylor, one of the most beloved movie stars in American history, died on Wednesday at the age of 79. Renowned for her violet eyes and enduring glamor and beauty, she will be remembered for a long time to come. She had been in the hospital at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the last six weeks…

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Warren Christopher Dies At Age 85

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Warren Christopher Dies At Age 85

Former Secretary of State, Warren Christopher, died at age 85. Clinton appointed Christopher died of complications of kidney and bladder cancer his family stated. The Democrat’s accomplishments included promoting a ban on nuclear weapons tests before he resigned in 1996. Christopher also supervised the Florida recount for Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election. Involved…

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