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Everett Koop

Former U. S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop listens June 5, 2001 during an AIDS policy symposium in Washington, D. C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Koop, Who Transformed Surgeon General Post, Dies

With his long silver beard and white braided uniform, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era.

02/25/2013