David Beard

Washington, D.C.

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Okay, so we walked on the moon. What haven’t we done?

  • Jul 17, 2014

Here are excerpts of a few opinions and arguments from buffer zones to pomegranate juice.

  • Jul 1, 2014

Michael Grimm. Vance McAlister. Test your knowledge of lawmakers behaving badly.

  • Apr 28, 2014

Different cities around the world offer their own video takes on Pharrell’s hit “Happy.”

  • Mar 11, 2014

Obama gave a brief statement on Ukraine

  • Feb 28, 2014

The story of modern America visualized.

  • Feb 24, 2014

Readers work snowstorm fears into three-line, 17-syllable commentaries.

  • Feb 12, 2014

People ask me all the time what’s to love in “This Town.’’ Here are a few things I tell them.

  • Feb 11, 2014

Leading political analysts rate Obama’s performance in real time, via Twitter

  • Jan 28, 2014

Here Pete Seeger performing some of the songs associated with him, such as “Turn Turn Turn’’ and “This Land Is Your Land”

  • Jan 28, 2014
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About
David Beard is the Sitewide Engagement Editor of the Washington Post. He is the former Deputy Editor-in-Chief of National Journal, Editor of Boston.com and Assistant Managing Editor of the Boston Globe. He worked as a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a former digital journalism instructor at the Harvard Extension School, scholar for the Inter American Press Association and graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
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