Richard Sandomir Writer
  • New York
  • The New York Times

Richard Sandomir is an obituaries writer who previously wrote about sports media and sports business for 25 years.

141 Articles
18 days ago
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Paul Schrade, 97, Who Was Wounded When Robert Kennedy Was Slain, Dies

A leader of the United Auto Workers and a Kennedy confidant, he remained convinced that a second gunman had been invo...

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21 days ago
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Jane Gross, Sportswriter Who Opened Locker Room Doors, Dies at 75

She made news by entering a pro basketball inner sanctum to do her job. Years later, her mother’s physical decline le...

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28 days ago
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Hannah Pick-Goslar, a Presence in Anne Frank’s Diary, Dies at 93

The two young women knew each other from kindergarten until their final encounter, on opposite sides of a barbed-wire...

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about 1 month ago
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Roz Wyman, Who Helped Bring the Dodgers to Los Angeles, Dies at 92

As a City Council member, she vowed to bring Major League Baseball to the city and persuaded the team’s owner, Walter...

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about 1 month ago
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John Jay Osborn Jr., Author of ‘The Paper Chase,’ Dies at 77

His 1971 novel became a movie, with John Houseman giving an award-winning performance as the imperious Professor King...

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about 1 month ago
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Ian Hamilton, 97, Who Stole a Scottish Relic from Westminster Abbey, Dies

In an audacious caper, he and three other Scottish nationalists liberated the Stone of Destiny nearly 700 years after...

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about 2 months ago
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Douglas Kirkland, Who Took Portraits of Movie Stars, Dies at 88

His many memorable shots included one of his earliest assignments and probably his most famous: Marilyn Monroe in bed...

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about 2 months ago
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Al Primo, Creator of Local TV’s Eyewitness News, Dies at 87

At stations in Philadelphia and then New York, he relaxed the tone of news delivery, using two anchors, a diverse tea...

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about 2 months ago
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Tiffany Jackson, Texas Star Forward and W.N.B.A. Veteran, Dies at 37

She was an All-American in college and spent nine years as a pro. “I don’t think I’ve seen a player as competitive,” ...

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2 months ago
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Joe Bussard, Obsessive Collector of Rare Records, Dies at 86

His life revolved around his massive hoard of fragile 78 r.p.m. disks of jazz, blues, country and gospel music record...

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2 months ago
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Bill Plante, CBS News’s Man at the White House, Dies at 84

He covered four presidencies in a 52-year career and never worried about “offending those in power in pursuit of answ...

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2 months ago
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Ilse Nathan and Ruth Siegler, Sisters and Survivors Together, Die 11 Days Apart

They stood by each other at Birkenau, married other Holocaust survivors, lived near each other in Alabama and remaine...

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