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RIP, Shirley Temple

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Posted February 11, 2014

Actress and Ambassador Shirley Temple Black has died. The New York Times and The Guardian have obituaries.  She got her start in “Baby Burlesks” went on to make many, many films, become the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Ghana and Czechoslovakia, the first female US Chief of Protocol, as well as an early activist for breast cancer awareness. Here’s a 1972 interview with her on The Parkinson Show.

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