obituaries

There is an imperturbable grace about Stanley Kauffmann’s writing, a plainspoken clarity in the face of the onslaught that is the movies. Arriving for lunch in his favorite Italian restaurant in Greenwich Village, Stanley exuded that grace and clarity; he looked ageless in a beautiful sports jacket purchased in London decades earlier. Movies, plays, books! This was the air he breathed—together, of course, with his friendships and his great marriage with Laura.

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The New Republic mourns the death of our beloved film critic, Stanley Kauffmann

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Adios, Presidente

What Hugo Chávez's obituaries revealed

Parsing the many obituaries of Hugo Chávez

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C. Everett Koop: The Man, The Beard, The Legend

How the obituaries remembered our most famous surgeon general

How the obituaries remembered America's most famous surgeon general.

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How did the obituary pages treat Stanley Karnow, Patty Andrews, and this week's other notable passings? 

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