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  • Elliot Wax, TV Agent Who Packaged Shows From 'Carol Burnett' to 'Three's Company,' Dies at 84

    Elliot R. Wax, a former television agent at William Morris and the leader of his own agency, died on May 4 from complications of kidney disease at his home in Lake Sherwood, Calif. He was 84.
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...

    Pete Seeger Bridge would call attention to what's good about America

    Pete Seeger Bridge would call attention to what's good about America
    Four fascinating things happened in 1955, and one of them was good. The happy event that year was the opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge across the Hudson River, about 15 miles north of the George Washington. If you are going to Connecticut, by the way,...

    English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'

    English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'
    After nearly seven decades in the business, several Grammys and countless hit records in the 1960s such as "Downtown" and "I Know a Place," Petula Clark believes she's "beginning to get the hang" of singing. "I tell you what, I get more enjoyment out of...

    Folk legend, activist Pete Seeger dead at 94

    Folk legend, activist Pete Seeger dead at 94
    Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement and co-wrote some of its most enduring songs such as "If I Had a Hammer," died on Monday at the age of 94. Seeger, a Woody Guthrie protege whose songwriting credits included folk...