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Actress Katharine Hepburn Dies at 96

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Actress Katharine Hepburn Dies at 96

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Actress Katharine Hepburn Dies at 96

Actress Katharine Hepburn Dies at 96

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Screen legend Katharine Hepburn, who starred in more than 50 films and projected the ideals of independence and intelligence to generations of women, dies at 96. Hepburn won a record four best actress Oscars in her 60-year career, for her roles in Morning Glory, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, The Lion in Winter and On Golden Pond. Hear Pat Dowell.

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