The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Who We Lost in 2013: Statesmen, Performers, Visionaries

    In 2013 we also lost inspiring artists and controversial figures. Actors Peter O’Toole and James Gandolfini, political mavericks Hugo Chavez and Margaret Thatcher, and authors Tom Clancy and Chinua Achebe left behind lives of accomplishment and global influence. But one doesn’t need to be a celebrity to make an impact. The Lives They Loved project launched by the New York Times, for example, invited readers to share photographs and anecdotes about friends and family members who made a difference in their lives.

    Sources: BBC, NYT

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