A compilation of interesting and significant obituaries, as they happen, emphasizing the achievements of those who have died.
"By writing or reading obituaries,we can discover ways to make our time on earth more worthwhile, more productive, more meaningful to others." Alana Baranick, "Life on the Death Beat"
"'I always read the obituaries in The Times,' I explained to her. 'They make me bloody glad to be alive.'"
John Mortimer, "Rumpole's Return"
Friday, October 29, 2010
Mr. Baxter on "Captain Kangaroo" -- via the New York Daily News. Though he will be best remembered for this role, he was an award-winning stage manager for CBS for decades as well. Here's the beginning of a multi-part interview with him: