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He worked at The Washington Post and then for Newsweek, covering the White House, war and the Olympics.
He also was a career Foreign Service officer who conducted briefings during the Iranian hostage crisis.
Her books offered working women who “stand up and fight back before they give in.”
She helped start the Middleburg Players community theater group in 1969.
He was an iconoclast once described as a “gregarious hermit.”
‘We lied about our husbands’ jobs . . . kept our ears open at parties . . . worried in silence alone,’ she wrote.
“Gus was instrumental in bringing two seemingly obvious groups together who never talked to each other — chefs and farmers,” said one noted chef-restaurateur.
She was one of the first women to spend the winter in Antarctica.
He also was an executive in the private sector and held faculty positions at Harvard University.
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.