Adam Bernstein

Obituary editorWashington, D.C.


Mr. Mansfield was chief spokesman at the CIA from 2006 to 2009.

  • Jan 23, 2015

He formed the Swingle Singers, a group that re-imagined the classics with jazzy, scatlike vocals.

  • Jan 20, 2015

Mr. Loory reported from Washington and Moscow and was one of CNN’s earliest executives.

  • Jan 16, 2015

Mr. Drake, a lyricist, also furnished Billie Holiday with ‘Good Morning Heartache.’

  • Jan 15, 2015

Mr. Cavitt, 74, led civic groups in Prince George’s County and championed slow growth.

  • Jan 14, 2015

Dr. Krause, 90, led the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in a tumultuous era.

  • Jan 13, 2015

Her dip in Trevi Fountain for the 1960 Fellini masterpiece assured her place in film history.

  • Jan 11, 2015

Mr. Taylor, 84, starred in Hitchcock’s “The Birds” as well as “The Time Machine” and “Dark of the Sun.”

  • Jan 9, 2015

Mr. Moore, a charismatic populist, served three terms as W.Va. governor before his conviction in 1990.

  • Jan 8, 2015

Her vibrant career as a television personality was sullied by a tawdry scandal involving her lover.

  • Jan 5, 2015
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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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