President Gerald Ford was among the latest notables in the history of our time to die in 2006. Those I wish to remember now include Coretta Scott King, peace activist William Sloane Coffin, economist and author John Kenneth Galbraith, Texas Governor Ann Richards, Texas Senator and Democratic vice-presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen,and author Betty Friedan, for their contributions to the soul of our lifetimes and the soul of the future.
On the other side of the ledger, some of the world's most murderous tyrants of our time also died this year: Augusto Pinochet, Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein.
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