Adam Bernstein

Obituary editorWashington, D.C.


Mr. Van Patten’s portfolio ranged from Walt Disney family fare to Mel Brooks parodies.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Mrs. McIntosh later wrote a memoir and a book about fellow female colleagues in a wartime agency.

  • Jun 8, 2015

Mr. Neff, who worked in Vietnam and Israel for Time, wrote several acclaimed books on the Middle East.

  • May 14, 2015

For a range of small groups, Mr. Napoleon drew praise for his “driving, propulsive playing.”

  • Apr 30, 2015

Dr. Freedman wrote on subjects ranging from poet John Milton to comic entertainer Sam Levenson.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Mr. Strobel’s handling of a drug investigation fractured the city and forced his early retirement in 1987.

  • Apr 22, 2015

The public broadcasting executive helped forge the network’s structural bones.

  • Apr 21, 2015

His anti-capitalist polemic “The Open Veins of Latin America” became a lodestar for leftists worldwide.

  • Apr 13, 2015

Her tenure was one of relative administrative stability — a striking departure in a troubled system.

  • Mar 23, 2015

An entertainment critic for local broadcasting and print outlets, Joe Barber also appeared on WETA TV’s arts review program Around Town.

  • Sep 19, 2011
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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.”
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