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U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown in an undated photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense. Brown served as the Secretary of Defense from 1977 to 1981 under President Jimmy Carter. Courtesy U.S. Defense Department/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RC12ABCC9A40
Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown dies at 91

Harold Brown, who as defense secretary in the Carter administration championed cutting-edge fighting technology during a tenure that included the failed rescue of hostages in Iran, has died at age 91.