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TUESDAY'S LINKS: Halberstam Obits and Memories, VT Coverage, Ex-Santa Barbara Editor

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TUESDAY'S LINKS: Halberstam Obits and Memories, VT Coverage, Ex-Santa Barbara Editor

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In today's links, a look at the range of obituaries for Pulitzer-winning journalist David Halberstam, the Sulzberger family will likely have a tough time at the New York Times Co.'s annual meeting today, and Santa Barbara newsroom staffers respond to leaked allegations that former News-Press editor Jerry Roberts had child pornography on his work computer.

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Halberstam Memories, Obituaries

-- New York Times: "I think the work he was proudest of was his trilogy on war," his wife, Jean Halberstam, said last night.

-- Los Angeles Times: "In an age when journalism was practiced by some very talented people, David stood out as one of the great reporters of his time," said Pulitzer Prize-winning author Neil Sheehan.

-- USA Today: Halberstam turned journalism into history.

-- Poynter: He is likely to be most remembered for an unquenchable desire to describe what he saw in war, writes Roy Peter Clark.

-- Harvard Crimson: "He was just raw energy, you just saw the man in constant motion. I picture him at one or two in the morning looking over the last proofs of the paper before they went to print," said Arthur J. Langguth, Jr. …

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