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PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer
PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer

Ernesto Sabato Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from bronchitis at his home near Buenos Aires, his friend and collaborator Elvira Gonzalez Fraga told Radio Mitre. Sabato, who trained as a physicist before becoming a writer, wrote the acclaimed "The Tunnel," first published in 1948, "On Heroes and Tombs" (1961) and "Abaddon, the Exterminator" (1974). After the end of Argentina's notorious 1976-83 military rule, Sabato was chosen to preside over the...

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