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Artist William Christenberry at his home in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Christenberry died Monday at the age of 80. Greg Kahn/GRAIN for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Christenberry explains his fascination with Sprott church

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Oliveros created the music theory known as "deep listening." "I found myself listening to long sounds and becoming more interested in what the sound did themselves than what I would do with them," she says. Vinciane Verguethen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Remembering Pauline Oliveros, Composer Known For 'Deep Listening'

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Actor Ron Glass Dies At Age 71

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro speaks at the 30th anniversary of the communist revolution on Jan. 1, 1989, in Havana. Castro, 90, died Friday. Charles Tasnadi/AP hide caption

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Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Dies At Age 90

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Barry Williams Remembers His TV Mom, 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson, 'Brady Bunch' Mom, Dies At 82

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A Friend's Tribute To Gwen Ifill, A 'Speaker Of Truth' With A 'Megawatt Smile'

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Remembering The Soulful Voice Of Sharon Jones

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Gwen Ifill, co-managing editor of PBS NewsHour, speaks during a Bloomberg Politics interview on the sidelines of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia 2016. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Gwen Ifill, A Life Remembered

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