Staff / TruthdigDec 27, 2006
The 38th president has died after suffering a year of intermittent health problems. Ford was both the longest-living president and the only one to hold the office without being elected. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 25, 2006
The legendary innovator and icon died early Christmas morning after being hospitalized for pneumonia in Atlanta. When it comes to his influence on American culture, the "Godfather of Soul" said it best himself: "Disco is James Brown, hip-hop is James Brown, rap is James Brown. You know what I'm saying?" Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 22, 2006
The auteur filmmaker behind "MASH" died of complications from cancer. An unconventional artist, Altman was nominated for five best-directing Academy Awards over the years, and won an honorary statue this year. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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