He drew national attention in 2005 by resigning from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to protest warrantless wiretaps by the Bush Administration.
He led one of the first sit-ins to protest racial segregation in the South and later served a controversial stint on the D.C. Council in the 1970s.
After working for the AFL-CIO, she was the State Department’s special representative for international labor affairs from 2010 to 2014.
He also was an advocate for conservative political ideologies and causes.
He was a central player in District politics and political activism for more than three decades.
He was a founder of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
To save her from the Nazi dragnet, her parents entrusted her to a Catholic family when she was 4 months old.
His cunning, ingenuity and swagger made him one of the most successful salesmen of his generation.
He was known for using a procedure called “deep hypothermia” to conduct surgery while a patient’s brain, heart and lungs were temporarily out of service.
Veteran Washington Post reporter and editor Bart Barnes was a green cub reporter when he was assigned to help cover the 1963 March on Washington, and he heard a speech he’ll never forget.