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Recent articles by Neil:

José Zalaquett, Leader in Chile’s Search for Truth, Dies at 77

He incurred the wrath of the dictator Augusto Pinochet, was exiled, and became an expert in how to heal traumatized countries. → Read More

Tobi Tobias, Longtime Dance Critic, Dies at 81

She wrote for New York and Dance magazines, pulling no punches. She was also the author of a number of children’s books. → Read More

Bonnie MacLean, Psychedelic Poster Artist, Is Dead at 80

The posters she made for concerts at the Fillmore in San Francisco helped define the 1960s. → Read More

Kamau Brathwaite, Poet Who Celebrated Caribbean Culture, Dies at 89

The peoples of the Caribbean needed to rediscover their heritage, he said, adding, “Instead of developing a sense of ourselves, we developed a false sense of Europe.” → Read More

Charles O’Brien, 86, Who Was Dogged by Hoffa Case, Is Dead

Suspicions that Chuckie O’Brien was involved in the union boss’s disappearance trailed him for 45 years. → Read More

Dyanne Thorne, 83, Star of Scandalous ‘Ilsa’ Films, Is Dead

She was a sadistic Nazi doctor in “Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS,” a 1975 sexploitation movie that has achieved cult status, then returned in several sequels. → Read More

Terry Hands, Director Known for Hits and ‘Carrie,’ Dies at 79

While at the Royal Shakespeare Company, he took several shows to Broadway. One didn’t go so well. → Read More

Robert Conrad, Two-Fisted TV Star of ‘Wild Wild West,’ Dies at 84

Mr. Conrad, known for tough guy roles, played a secret agent in a mid-1960s television series that transplanted James Bond-style plots into an Old West setting. → Read More

Emily Mason, Who Created Colorful Canvases, Is Dead at 87

Part of a family of artists, she was known for creating abstract works by a process she liked to call “letting a painting talk to you.” → Read More

Gene Reynolds, an Architect of ‘M*A*S*H,’ Is Dead at 96

He also helped bring another acclaimed series, “Lou Grant,” to television. → Read More

Lucy Jarvis, Who Took TV Viewers Far and Wide, Dies at 102

In an era when few if any producers were women, she got access to the Kremlin, China and more. → Read More

Frank Press, White House Science Adviser, Is Dead at 95

After serving as President Jimmy Carter’s chief aide on scientific matters, he led the National Academy of Sciences for 12 years. → Read More

Fred Silverman, 82, Is Dead; a TV Force When Three Networks Ruled

A top executive at CBS, ABC and then NBC, he shepherded series like “All in the Family,” “Laverne & Shirley” and “Hill Street Blues.” → Read More

Terry Jones, Monty Python Founder and Scholar, Is Dead at 77

In addition to being a charter member of the celebrated British sketch troupe, he was a director, a screenwriter and an authority on Chaucer. → Read More

Egil Krogh, Who Authorized an Infamous Break-In, Dies at 80

He regretted his role in the burglary of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychiatrist’s office and said he thought it had set the stage for Watergate. → Read More

Barry Tuckwell, French Horn Virtuoso, Is Dead at 88

He was widely considered to be the finest player of his era and was said to have “inspired every generation of horn player for the past 70 years.” → Read More

Ivan Passer, Noted Czech Director Who Went to Hollywood, Dies at 86

A contemporary and friend of Milos Forman, he was part of the Czech New Wave before resettling in the United States. → Read More

Nancy Lewis, the Pythons’ Ticket to America, Dies at 76

The British troupe wasn’t well known in the United States until she began promoting its records and pushing to get “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” on PBS. → Read More

Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ Author, Is Dead at 52

Her startling 1994 memoir, “Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America,” won praise for opening a dialogue about clinical depression. → Read More

Syd Mead, 86, Maker of Future Worlds in ‘Blade Runner’ and More, Dies

In a wide-ranging career, he designed cars, restaurants and, most notably, the otherworldly look of science-fiction movies. → Read More