Poet Seamus Heaney Was A Teacher, Critic, Translator

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Poet Seamus Heaney, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1995, is seen here in a file photo from 1991, when he was a professor at Harvard. Heaney has died at age 74. Joe Wrinn/AP hide caption

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Seamus Heaney, Irish Poet And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 74

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Pitch Drop Scientist Remembered For Record-Setting Experiment

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Muriel Siebert Was One Of the First Women Of Wall Street

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Remembering Tell Me More's Teshima Walker Izrael

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Muriel Siebert stands on the trading floor of her discount brokerage and underwriting firm in New York on May 9,1995. Siebert died Saturday in New York. She was 80. Wyatt Counts/AP hide caption

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Remembering Ethicist Jean Bethke Elshtain, Who Backed 'Justifiable War'

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Elmore Leonard published 46 novels over a career that lasted more than 60 years. Vince Bucci/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz featured performances and conversation with a variety of pianists, including Ray Charles and Dave Brubeck. Courtesy Marian McPartland hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers 'Piano Jazz' Host Marian McPartland

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Marian McPartland, 'Piano Jazz' Host, Has Died

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Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

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In his home library, Leonard kept copies of every book he'd ever written. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Elmore Leonard, The 'Dickens Of Detroit,' Dies At 87

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