Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate who wrote elegies to American blue-collar workers sweating through despair-laced jobs, has died in Fresno, Calif. He was 87.
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He was one of South Florida's most highly sought defense attorneys, a legal legend who helped get two black men off Florida death row in a 1963 murder they didn't commit.
When the story broke that a little girl was trapped in a well in the L.A.-area city of San Marino, thousands of local residents snapped on their television sets. They kept them on for the next 27 hours.