George Butler, documentary filmmaker whose subjects included Schwarzenegger and Shackleton, dies at 78
George Butler, a documentary filmmaker who introduced audiences to a charismatic bodybuilder named Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Pumping Iron," and who later examined subjects as varied as explorer Ernest Shackleton, the ivory-billed woodpecker and his longtime friend John F. Kerry, died Oct. 21 at his home in Holderness, N.H.