David Montgomery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


They are among the more than 14,000 children whose parents sent them to the United States following the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959.

  • May 18, 2015

Before the doors of the National Portrait Gallery opened Friday morning, the museum staff wrote new text and added an in memoriam label to an iconic portrait on display to reflect the news that the legendary bluesman had died hours earlier.

  • May 15, 2015

Emilio Cueto, whose D.C. apartment is a museum of the island, celebrates the complex, fractured soul of Cuba.

  • May 8, 2015

An group filled with young people from poor, gang-torn neighborhoods of San Salvador will play at the Kennedy Center this week.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Personal and political crises inspire the songs on “Balas y Chocolate” that she brings to Washington this week.

  • Apr 24, 2015

Judicial Watch sues Justice Department for records in death of Miriam Carey in 2013

  • Apr 15, 2015

Ever since the massive 12-day manhunt 150 years ago, people have been retracing John Wilkes Booth’s escape route. Now there are bus tours -- but they sell out quickly. Or you can track the assassin on your own.

  • Apr 14, 2015

The largest assemblage of Cuban media in Washington in decades came to cover the second round of talks between the two nations Friday.

  • Feb 28, 2015

The new Busboys and Poets opening in Takoma D.C. will have a mural dedicated to the late Cuban poet Nicolas Guillen.

  • Feb 12, 2015

A display of generosity at Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center for pediatric patients.

  • Jan 29, 2015
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David Montgomery was born in Brooklyn, grew up in suburban New York, graduated from Princeton University and the University of Michigan, and was a reporter at The Buffalo News before joining The Washington Post in 1993. He covered Prince George’s County, Maryland politics and life in the District, then became a feature writer in the Style section. He currently writes general features, profiles and arts stories for the Sunday Magazine and Style, including pieces on the Latino community and Latino arts. He is married and has two daughters.
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