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    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Two Jewish pioneers of the popular culture, comedian Milton Berle and director Billy Wilder, died last week in Los Angeles.

    Wilder, who fled the Nazis to become one of Hollywood's greatest (and most caustic) filmmakers, died of pneumonia March 27. He was 95.

    Berle, the stogie-smoking...