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Bess Myerson Was An Author, TV Personality, Civil Servant

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Bess Myerson Was An Author, TV Personality, Civil Servant

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Bess Myerson Was An Author, TV Personality, Civil Servant

Bess Myerson Was An Author, TV Personality, Civil Servant

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Bess Myerson was crowned Miss America in 1945 and was the only Jewish-American woman to ever hold the title. She went on to have a long career in public affairs, though it was sometimes marked by scandal. She died Dec. 14 at the age of 90.