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Eartha Kitt Dead

Eartha Kitt, Singer And Dancer, Dies At 81

AP | POLLY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Eartha Kitt, the self-proclaimed "sex kitten" whose sultry voice and catlike purr attracted fans even as she neared 80, has died. The...

Eartha Kitt

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

On August 10th, 2005, Eartha Kitt visited my studio for a portrait. We had tea in the kitchen and discussed Vietnam, LBJ, her efforts to stop that war and how her career suffered as a result.