This Week: In Memoriam

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This week's edition of In Memoriam notes the passing of Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax, composer Leonard Rosenman, WWII pilot and pioneer of the National Air and Space Museum Donald Lopez and three service members in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to, the total number of American casualties in Iraq is now 3,975.


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