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Emily Langer

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Mr. McKay investigated allegations of influence-peddling involving Wedtech and Edwin Meese III.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Mr. Shikler was best known for his posthumous White House portrait of President John F. Kennedy.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Mr. Yufe was raised Jewish in Trinidad. His brother was brought up as a Catholic in Nazi Germany.

  • Nov 13, 2015

Mr. Valentine represented a swath of area outside Raleigh from 1982 until his retirement in 1994.

  • Nov 12, 2015

Mr. Koven, a seasoned reporter for The Post and other newspapers, fought for independent media.

  • Nov 5, 2015

Mr. Bronstein led the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project for more than two decades. 

  • Oct 30, 2015

Mr. Adams served in Haiti in the ’90s, when Jean-Bertrand Aristide became president in a historic election.

  • Oct 16, 2015

Dr. White led the Weather Bureau and NOAA, overseeing pioneering weather satellites and sounding early warnings about climate change.

  • Oct 15, 2015

Dr. Paul led the NIH’s Office of AIDS Research at a time when an effective treatment felt increasingly elusive.

  • Oct 7, 2015

A Wells Fargo bank in Sterling, Va. was robbed Dec. 13.

  • Dec 14, 2012
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Emily Langer is a reporter on The Washington Post’s obituaries desk, one of the most fascinating assignments in journalism. She has written about national and world leaders, celebrated figures in science and the arts, and heroes from all walks of life.

Before joining The Post in 2007, she was an intern at the Atlantic Monthly and a researcher for “The Almanac of American Politics.” In 2010-2011, she was a Fulbright fellow in Trieste, Italy, where she researched the Italian experience of the Holocaust. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Georgetown University.
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