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  • American documentary filmmaker Saul Landau dead at age 77 Wed, Sep 11, 2013

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Saul Landau, an American documentary filmmaker best known for his expose on atomic bomb testing and films on Cuba, has died from cancer, the Institute for Policy Studies, where Landau was a fellow, said on Tuesday. He was 77. The Washington-based think tank said Landau died at his home on Monday. Known as a champion of progressive and left-wing causes, Landau won the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting and an Emmy with co-director Jack Willis for the 1980 film "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang," about the health effects of 1950s U.S. ... More »

  • Elmore Leonard: Crime Writer Dies Aged 87
    Elmore Leonard: Crime Writer Dies Aged 87 Tue, Aug 20, 2013

    Crime fiction legend Elmore Leonard has died at his Michigan home, aged 87. More »

  • US Author Gore Vidal Dies Aged 86 Wed, Aug 1, 2012

    The American author, playwright and commentator Gore Vidal has died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 86. More »