May 3, 2009 -- Jack Kemp, 73 -- A politician, Cabinet secretary and star quarterback, Kemp also served as a Buffalo congressman who pushed for sharp tax cuts and later ran as Bob Dole's vice presidential running mate in 1996.
"The entire world is looking to America for inspiration and leadership. More than ever we are the bright signal in an otherwise dark night."
Charles M Maguire, 79 -- Former speechwriter and aide for Lyndon B. Johnson.
THIS WEEK, THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF FIVE SOLDIERS KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.
Army CSM Benjamin Moore, Jr, 43, of Waycross, GA
Army SSG Leroy O Webster, 28, of Sioux Falls, SD
Marine Sgt James R McIlvaine, 26, of Olney, MD
Marine SSgt Mark A Wojciechowski, 25, of Cincinnati, OH
Navy PO2 Tyler J Trahan, 22, of East Freetown, MA