Epilogues of 2015-logo

Epilogues of 2015

3 Favorites

More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

B.B. King, Leonard Nimoy, and Yogi Berra - just three of the lives we remember in this year's Epilogues.

Language:

English


Episodes

Leonard Nimoy

12/10/2015
More
The actor beloved for his role as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan 'Spock' died of lung disease at his home in Los Angeles on. He was 83. (All Things Considered, NPR, 2/27/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


BB King

12/10/2015
More
The great bluesman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played. (Morning Edition, NPR, 5/15/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Christopher Lee

12/10/2015
More
Harvey O’Brien looks back at the career of actor Christopher Lee who died aged 93. (RTE, 6/11/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


John Nash

12/10/2015
More
Remembering a beautiful mind: Nobel–prize winning game theorist John Nash . We'll look at his game theory, his schizophrenia, and his genius. (On Point, 5/29/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Moses Malone

12/10/2015
More
The Hall of Famer earned the moniker for his rebounding prowess. A 13-time all-star, Malone was also the first player to get drafted to the pros straight from high school. (The Two-Way, NPR, 9/13/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Stuart Scott

12/10/2015
More
Stephen Thompson and Gene Demby remember influential ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, who died at the age of 49. (NPR, 1/5/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Darryl Dawkins

12/10/2015
More
Former NBA Player Darryl Dawkins Dies at 58. (Time, 8/28/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Ben E King

12/10/2015
More
The crooner sang lead for the Drifters and became famous for the classic hit "Stand By Me." King died April 30th. Fresh Air remembers him with this interview, originally broadcast in 1988. (Fresh Air, NPR, 5/8/2015)

Duration: 00:45:00


Allen Toussaint

12/10/2015
More
Allen Toussaint, New Orleans R&B Legend, Dies At 77. (NPR, 11/11/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Minnie Minoso

12/10/2015
More
Chicago has lost another sports icon. Minnie Minoso died early Sunday morning at the age of 90. Some called him the “Cuban Comet.” Others: “ Mr. White Sox.” Filmmaker and lifelong Sox fan Tom Weinberg directed a documentary about Minoso called “Baseball Has Been Very, Very Good To Me.” He joins us on the line to talk about Minoso’s life. (WBEZ, 3/6/2015)

Duration: 00:10:00