Leslie Nielsen played Lt. Frank Drebin in the television comedy Police Squad! which later led to starring roles in the Naked Gun franchise. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Surely, Fresh Air Remembers Leslie Nielsen

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Last Words From Norman Mailer's Last Wife

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Pioneering Dusable Muesum Founder Dead At 93

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Remembering Silent Film Star Baby Marie Osborne

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Vets Of Army's Mortuary Unit Bear Unique Burden

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Dino De Laurentiis: For Decades, A Big-Picture Guy

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An honor guard consisting of members from Santo Domingo Pueblo wait to present colors at Lt. Ayon's warrior dance in 2008. Steven Clevenger hide caption

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Native American 'Warriors' Mark Military Service

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Autumn leaves gather in front of the graves of unknown soldiers on the grounds of the Thiepval Memorial in northern France. The Battle of the Somme raged from July to November 1916 and claimed more than 1 million British, French and German casualties, making it one of the bloodiest engagements in military history. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Soldier From Illinois Killed During 9th Deployment

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Charles Reynolds, A 'Magician's Magician'

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Actor Zero Mostel, who originated the role of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, poses with cast members after the play's opening performance on Sept. 22, 1964. AP Photo hide caption

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'Fiddler' Composer Jerry Bock, 1928-2010

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Former Kennedy Adviser Sorensen Dies At 82

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