Bum Phillips, former head coach of the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, has died aged 90.
Tom Clancy, author of dozens of bestselling military thriller novels, has died aged 66.
Cathy’s husband and Jess’ father, Jer, was killed in the shooting spree at the Navy Yard.
Tommy Morrison, a boxing heavyweight champion from 1993 to 1995, has died at 44.
David C. Jones, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Carter and Reagan, has died.
Bill Clark, who served as National Security Advisor and Interior Secretary under Ronald Reagan, has died at 81.
Colonel Bud Day, who earned a Medal of Honor leading Vietnam POWs, had died, aged 88 years.
J.J. Cale, the Grammy-winning songwriter of such classics as “Cocaine” and “Call Me the Breeze,” has died aged 74.
Lindy Boggs, the Louisiana Congresswoman best known to many of us as Cookie Roberts’ mom, has died at the ripe old age of 97.
Dave Schuler has roused himself from his boredom with the news to comment on the passing of Bob Fletcher, of whom I’d never heard. It’s a story worth hearing if you haven’t.
Jean Stapleton, an accomplished stage and screen actress who achieved entertainment immortality playing opposite Carroll O’Connor as Archie Bunker’s long-suffering wife Edith, has died at the age of 90:
My latest for The National Interest, “Kenneth Waltz’s Crucial Logic,” has posted.
Legendary country music singer George Jones has died, aged 81.
The man who changed the way Americans viewed newspapers, just before newspapers themselves began getting pushed aside by technology, has died at the age of 89.
Mal Moore, who was part of ten football championships at Alabama, has died at 73.
Steve Davis, who quarterbacked Oklahoma to back-to-back national titles, died in a plane crash yesterday. He was 60.
The Cowboys’ first equipment manager and designer of the iconic blue star logo has died.
John Karlin, an industrial psychologist for Bell Labs that you’ve probably never heard of, has died aged 94.
Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City and one of America’s most colorful politicians, has died at 88.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander during Operation Desert Storm, has died at the age of 78.
Bob Dole isn’t in the best of health but he nonetheless treked to the Capitol to pay his final respects to an old friend.
Robert Bork, the controversial jurist whose failed Supreme Court bid ushered in a new climate in American politics, has died at 85.