Ms. Amos, an acclaimed figurative artist whose high-color paintings of women flying or falling through space were charged with racial and feminist politics, died May 21 at her home in Bedford, N.H. 7:11 p.m.
Elsa Dorfman, whose large-format Polaroid color portraits made her famous in the world of photography, and whose ebullient personality made her famous in the world of Cambridge, died Saturday at her Cambridge home. 12:12 p.m.
Mr. Krieger, a defense lawyer who combined a prodigious memory, surgical interrogations and a courtly baritone to foil hostile witnesses against his often notorious clients, including mobsters John Gotti and Joseph Bonanno and Miami’s so-called cocaine cowboys, died May 14 in Miami. 7:14 p.m.
Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News’ Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, CBS News said. He was 93. 9:25 p.m.
Mr. Kramer, the noted writer whose raucous, antagonistic campaign for an all-out response to the AIDS crisis helped shift national health policy in the 1980s and ’90s, died Wednesday morning in Manhattan. 7:47 p.m.
Robb Forman Dew won the American Book Award for first novel in 1982; a later book, “The Family Heart: A Memoir of When Our Son Came Out,” was highly regarded and translated into several languages. 4:45 p.m.