Other stories in The Washington Post:
“Although it was the most awful thing I’ve ever been through . . . it was by far the most interesting.”
— Nora Ephron on her marriage to and divorce from former Post reporter Carl Bernstein. The writer/filmmaker, who died Tuesday at 71, found rich and saucy material in her own life: her small breasts, her aging neck, the faked orgasms demonstrated in “When Harry Met Sally,” the philandering husband of “Heartburn” said to be “capable of having sex with a Venetian blind.” The former Kennedy White House intern thinks she was the only young woman there “whom the president did not make a pass at,” perhaps because he “somehow sensed that discretion was not my middle name.” (Read Adam Bernstein’s obituary: Nora Ephron, prolific author and screenwriter, dies at 71.)
In other news: We know you’ve been wondering — whom did Gio Gonzalez take to the Nationals’ Dream Gala? A very lucky petty officer from Walter Reed Medical Center, it turns out. Our colleague Sarah Kogod has the details on her Cinderella night with the pitcher. . . . And which of the president’s critics will attend the White House Congressional picnic tonight, Ed O’Keefe wonders.
Looking for Wednesday’s Reliable Source column? Start here: Rielle Hunter’s new book: Insights, outrages, excuses, score-settling