He obtained a copy of the Zapruder film, enabling Life magazine to publish a frame-by-frame chronicle of the Kennedy assassination.

With his wife, Jean Hollander, he produced an English translation of ‘The Divine Comedy’ that was hailed as a masterpiece.

He helped cover Watergate, Iran-contra and other scandals from the paper’s D.C. bureau.

He helped lead the country to independence and served for 27 years as its first president.

Her book “The Journalist and the Murderer” explored the fraught relationship between writers and their subjects.

He oversaw landmark class-action lawsuits and sensational mob cases, including that of the ‘Mafia Cops.’

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He pioneered a powerful, now-ubiquitous technique to build complex organic molecules.

She was known for her cut-and-paste shapes and vibrant hues in books for preschoolers.

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He made a harrowing movie debut in “Deliverance,” received an Oscar nomination for “Network” and was a renowned character actor.

Under his leadership, Scholastic published series including Harry Potter and the Hunger Games.

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He won several major cases to overturn gender and racial discrimination in hiring and promoting workers.

He helped lead the Minnesota Twins to the 1965 World Series and pitched for several other teams.

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He designed a monumental, jewellike church in the German town of Neviges.

The Washington-area musician battled Parkinson’s disease and helped launch Eva Cassidy to posthumous fame.

The Swiss chemist made key advances in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, measuring chemical properties in atoms.

Staring into the abyss of the Holocaust, he rejected the idea of an omnipotent, beneficent deity.

He was known as a mentor of quarterbacks, including Denver Broncos Hall of Famer John Elway.

As a committee chairman, he also championed an end to “unfunded mandates,” which he called a burden on state and local governments.

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He also received a Tony nomination and appeared in Lee Daniels’s “The Butler.”

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He helped create the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. He later lost his right hand to a book bombing reportedly carried out by Israel.

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Cicely Tyson, award-winning Black actress noted for 'Sounder,' 'Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,' dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering actor who brought some of the first ennobling portrayals of African Americans to a vast television audience, gained an Oscar nomination for her performance as a sharecropper's wife in ''Sounder.''
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Photos: Larry King, TV host who gave boldface names a cozy forum, dies at 87

He hosted a popular CNN interview program that was a safe haven for the famous and infamous to spill their secrets, hype their projects and soften their image.
  • Jan 23

Photos: Pierre Cardin, designer who transformed fashion in the 1960s, dies at 98

A perennial trendsetter, Mr. Cardin, who died Dec. 29 at age 98, radically transformed men's and women's fashion in the 1960s with modern designs such as the Nehru jacket and the space-race-inspired bubble dress. He redefined the field of commercial branding by licensing his name to products including toiletries, jewelry, luggage, candy, wine and wigs.
  • Dec 29
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Baldwin, Maria

Barry, Lucille

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Beall, Thomas

Becker, Jane

Belt, Stephanie

Benjamin, Beverly

Bennett, Barbara

Bennett Sr., Willie

Blouin, Mary

Boulin, Louis

Bowman Ii, Ernest

Bralove, Marjorie

Bralove, Marjorie

Braunstein, David

Brenneman, Paula

Brinton, Mary

Brown, Janelle

Browne, Peter

Browning, Cheryl

Bruggeman, John

Buenaventura, Geraldine

Burke, Serena

Burns, William "bill"

Callaway, Susan Gilmour

Carbone, Josephine

Carr, William

Carroll, Ann

Cassidy Sr., Edward

Collins, Cornelius "neal"

Collis, Eva

Corcoran, Steven

Cotter, James

Craig, Dolores

Crittenden, Jean

Daly, Michael

Dannenberg, Peter "pete"

Deoudes, Margaret McIntyre

Dessin, Maria Francisca

Diener, Marlene

Donaldson, Walter

Dorman, Robert

Duarte Jr., Richard "rick"

Duffy, William "bill"

Dunn-Manley, Thelma

Eden, John

Ellison, Raymond L.

Ericson, Margaret "margo"

Estep, Dorothy

Etheredge, Robert "bob"

Fairlamb, Guy

Fennell, Patrick

Fergusson, Ian

Fineran, James

Fleischmann, Dorette Louise "dielle"

Fleming, Daniel

Fox, Ann

Frank, Morton

Freudberg, Stuart

Friel, Shirley

Froh, Richard

Frost, Jeffrey

Fry, Anne

Gagné, Camille

Goolkasian, John

Hall, Bruce

Halper, Aaron

Halsted, Diana

Hamilton, Clifford

Harold, Rosemary

Harps, Robin

Hartstein, Arthur

Henderson, Andre "block"

Henderson, Walter

Hilfiker, Alice

Holborow, Virginia "ginny"

Jacobs, Randi

Janshego, Robert "bob"

Jennings, Shirley T.

Johnson, Brenda

Johnson, Mary

Jones, Steven

Jones, William

Judge, Mary

Kalland, Paul

Kirby Jr., Joseph

Kirk, Edward

Kraft, Megan

Krisak, Anthony

Lampshire, Bradford

Langley, Roger

Latimore, Willie

Lawton, Betty Lou

Lee, Carroll

Lee, Josephine

Leland, Lois

Lindsay, Michael

Lowe, Jayne

Lowe, Kendal Nedab And Almeda

Lucas, Anna

Luke, Donald

Lunter, David

Main, Marshall

Maron Sr., Joseph

Mason, Ann

McCollom, James And Jean

McGibbeny, William

McGrath, Jeanne

Meyer, Edward

Miers, Mary

Miller, Daisy

Miller, Vinie

Morrissette, Jeanne

Nelson, Donald

Nicholson, Sheridan

Nohowel, Shelley

Norton, Mervin

Orr, Jeannette

Ossi Jr., Anthony "joe"

Owens Jr., Walter

Paiewonsky, Sabina

Payne, Stephen

Perros, Katherine Kallianes

Pugh Jr., Arthur "jay"

Rancourt Sr., Michael "mike"

Randall, Ferrell

Rhett, John

Roche, Harriet

Rollins, Mary

Rosenberg, Jerome

Rottenberg, Murray

Royce, Robert

Salive, Jacquelyn

Scherff, Mary

Schiffman, Jack

Scott, Pearly

Seiler, Patricia

Shank, Charles

Sloan, Delores

Snow, Marilyn

Sobeloff, Barbara

Soueid, Brigid

Soule, Louis

Sterling, Rita

Stone, Nancy

Stone, Roger

Stroman, Pamela Wilhoite

Sutherland, Andrew

Thomas Sr., Daniel

Thomas, Marilynn

Trowbridge, Marjorie

Turner, Raymond

Vail, Kenneth

Valente, Michael

Wagner, Ruth

Wand, Donald

Watt, Etheline

Weedon, Barbara

Welch, Jay

Wilcox, George

Williams Jr., William H

Wogatske, William

Woodard, William

Young, Bernard

Young, Otis

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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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