Her work helped spur discussion of a dark period in Australian history and led to a policy shift.
Mr. Hellwig, 54, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame days before his death.
Mr. Fthenakis, who helped develop satellite communication systems for military and commercial use, was 86.
The entertainer’s unapologetic scene-stealing once made him the top box-office draw in the world.
The performer, who rose to fame as a child actor, had an eight-decade career with plenty of ups and downs.
Mr. de Vincent chronicled the impoverished in “The Shame of a Nation.”
Dr. Antonelli held many leadership roles, including with the former Oratorio Society of Washington.
The foreign affairs and diplomatic reporter helped fulfill The Washington Post’s international ambitions.
Phelps’s protests drew international scorn but were protected by Supreme Court as an exercise in free speech.
Son of the famous TV newsman David Brinkley, Joel won a Pulitzer for a series on Cambodian refugees.
Hal Douglas’s narrated the trailers for many major films and to promote shows and products.
Mr. Salonen had been a partner at Washington law firm Stewart and Stewart. He was 55.
Mrs. Topelius was a banking lawyer who became a partner in the D.C. office of the Bryan Cave law firm.
Mrs. Seeman entered Virginia politics in 1996 and later went on to serve 14 years as Vienna’s mayor.
Before directing the National Portrait Gallery, Dr. Sullivan led a historic museum in St. Mary’s County.
He was general manager of a newsprint handling and storage facility based in Alexandria.
Mr. Hemenway led the National Committee for an Effective Congress, seeking liberal political reforms.
He published Ralph Nader’s “Unsafe at Any Speed” during the 1960s.
Mr. Street, a Washington resident, worked for the Bureau of Industry and Security.
He used an integrated cast of children characters to address the crescendoing civil rights movement.
Adam Bernstein has spent his career putting the "post" in Washington Post, first as an obituary writer and then as editor. The American Society of Newspaper Editors recognized Bernstein’s ability to exhume “the small details and anecdotes that get at the essence of the person” and to write stories that are “complex yet stylish.” He was also featured in Marilyn Johnson's acclaimed book about the obit writing craft, "The Dead Beat."
Bernstein, a graduate of Columbia University’s journalism school, wrote the introduction to the 2004 Naval Institute Press reprint of "You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger," Roger Hall's best-selling comic memoir of his wartime experiences in the Office of Strategic Services. He gets no royalties but recommends the book anyway.