American writer Toni Morrison died Monday at age 88. Author Tayari Jones shares her appreciation of Morrison.
Morrison was the author of Beloved, Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
D.A. Pennebaker used portable cameras and redefined documentary filmmaking. Pennebaker was best known for Don't Look Back, The War Room, and Monterey Pop. He died Thursday at 94.
Pennebaker, who died Aug. 1, pioneered a cinéma vérité style of filmmaking in documentaries like Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back and The War Room. Originally broadcast in 1989.
The winner of an unprecedented 21 Tony Awards, Prince left a major impact on American musical theater. Among his shows: Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and The Phantom of the Opera. He was 91.
Taylor also played Martin Prince on The Simpsons and a number of other iconic animated characters. Her husband, Wayne Allwine famously portrayed Mickey Mouse and died in 2009.
Essebsi rose to power in 2014 after the Arab Spring protests. But his political career spanned 70 years.
Actor Rutger Hauer was best known for his portrayal of Roy Batty, a murderous and contemplative android who is hunted down by a cop played by Harrison Ford in Blade Runner.
Krassner, who died July 21, published and edited the magazine The Realist from 1958 until 1974 and became known as "the father of the underground press." Originally broadcast in 1988.