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Overlooked No More: Fannie Farmer, Modern Cookery’s Pioneer

Overlooked No More: Fannie Farmer, Modern Cookery’s Pioneer

Fannie Merritt Farmer, left, with a student at the Boston Cooking School, where she taught. Farmer helped bring cooking into the modern age, and her book became a primary reference source in many household kitchens.

Steven Bochco, Producer of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue,’ Dies at 74

Steven Bochco, Producer of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue,’ Dies at 74

Steven Bochco in his office in Los Angeles in 1995. “We wouldn’t have the excellence on TV, on cable, broadcast and streaming if it wasn’t for what Steven Bochco did on broadcast TV,” one critic said.

Jean-Louis Tauran, Vatican’s Interfaith Point Man, Is Dead at 75

Jean-Louis Tauran, Vatican’s Interfaith Point Man, Is Dead at 75

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran in 2007, the year he was appointed president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, High-Profile Cardiologist, Dies at 91

Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, High-Profile Cardiologist, Dies at 91

Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, a cardiologist, author and Fox News host, in 2005.

Joe Jackson, Domineering Father of a Musical Dynasty, Dies at 89

Joe Jackson, Domineering Father of a Musical Dynasty, Dies at 89

Joseph Jackson, father and manager of The Jackson Five, next to an Epic double platinum award, circa 1982.

Douglas Grindstaff, ‘Star Trek’ Sound Whiz, Dies at 87

Douglas Grindstaff, ‘Star Trek’ Sound Whiz, Dies at 87

Douglas Grindstaff with his Emmy Awards in an undated photo. “I had no idea what I was getting into,” he said. “I had no idea what ‘Star Trek’ would turn out to be.”

Luis Posada Carriles, Who Waged Quest to Oust Castro, Dies at 90

Luis Posada Carriles, Who Waged Quest to Oust Castro, Dies at 90

Luis Posada Carriles spent nearly 60 years on a quixotic and bloody mission to bring down Fidel Castro.

Hubert Green, Who Won Golf’s U.S. Open Under a Threat, Dies at 71

Hubert Green, Who Won Golf’s U.S. Open Under a Threat, Dies at 71

Green with his United States Open Championship trophy at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., in 1977. He won the tournament despite learning of a death threat in the final round.

Bernard E. Trainor, 89, General Turned Military Analyst, Is Dead

Bernard E. Trainor, 89, General Turned Military Analyst, Is Dead

General Trainor, left, alongside his co-author, Michael R. Gordon, then the chief military correspondent for The New York Times, being interviewed by Tim Russert on “Meet the Press” in 2006.

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, 92, Founder of a Kosher Meal Program, Dies

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, 92, Founder of a Kosher Meal Program, Dies

Yehoshua Zvi Hershkowitz, center with shovel, at the groundbreaking ceremony for a plot of land intended for Tomche Shabbos in Brooklyn.

Murray Fromson, Champion of Press Freedom, Dies at 88

Murray Fromson, Champion of Press Freedom, Dies at 88

Murray Fromson in 1965, when he was with CBS News. In addition to covering the major stories of his day, he helped establish the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Faith Whittlesey, Conservative Voice and Reagan Aide, Dies at 79

Faith Whittlesey, Conservative Voice and Reagan Aide, Dies at 79

Faith Whittlesey in her office at the White House in 1985, when she was director of President Ronald Reagan’s Office of Public Liaison.

Jack Van Berg, Hall of Fame Horse Trainer, Is Dead at 81

Jack Van Berg, Hall of Fame Horse Trainer, Is Dead at 81

Jack Van Berg, top, with the jockey Chris McCarron, who rode Alysheba, a horse trained by Mr. Van Berg. They were appearing at an event leading up to the 2009 Kentucky Derby in Lexington, Ky.


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