"We must speak We must take sides," the late Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author told Bill Moyers in this timeless interview We must take sides".
Epstein devoted her life to advocating for human rights after escaping the horrors of Nazi Germany.
He was a man of the cloth and a man of letters, but most of all, Berrigan was a man of peace. He was also, as it happened, the man whom Kurt Vonnegut went so far as to call "Jesus as a poet."
Though for the most part she spent her later years as a private citizen, Nancy Reagan was also a longtime public figure and emblematic of an era in American political history.
Fred Thompson's political career spanned several decades and included some unique twists. The former Tennessee senator died in Nashville on Sunday.
Hollywood might have granted him fame, but the renowned psychiatrist's valuable work deserved to be amplified, however the means.
He rose to national prominence as a vocal force in the civil rights movement, and over the long arc of his career, Julian Bond blended the personal and political in ways that created and transformed societal structures. Bond, 75, died Saturday in the Gulf Coast city of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Marion Barry Jr., who began his career in public service during the civil rights era and spent four terms as mayor of Washington, D.C., died late Saturday night in his hometown at age 78.