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September 29, 2012
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FILE - This July 1, 1971 file photo shows New York Times president and publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, center, smiling at a news conference in New York, regarding the supreme court ruling permitting the Times to continue it’s series of articles based on secret pentagon papers about U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Others in photo are unidentified. Sulzberger has died at age 86. The newspaper reports that his family says Sulzberger died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at his home in Southampton, N.Y., after a long illness. He had retired in 1992 after three decades at the paper’s helm and was succeeded by his son, Arthur Jr.