Latest from Emily Langer
Her life took a cinematic turn in the 1980s when she was reunited with the daughter she had as a teenager in the 1930s, and whom she had believed to be dead.
  • May 26, 2020
One of the youngest Jewish refugees aboard the ill-fated ship the St. Louis, she survived the Holocaust and became a passionate advocate for democracy.
  • Apr 17, 2020
As editor and publisher of the newsletter Science & Government Report, he earned the begrudging respect and loyal readership of scientists and policymakers in Washington and beyond.
  • Mar 25, 2020
After witnessing the deaths of three children during the Troubles, she co-founded a campaign that drew thousands of protesters to the cause of peace.
  • Mar 23, 2020
He captured on paper and canvas the intoxicating colors — as he perceived them — of trees, the sky, rolling hills and sometimes the barns and cabins tucked inside them.
  • Mar 19, 2020
In recent years, Ms. Gikovich was a principal of the Crane Group, a lobbying firm with offices in Washington and Sacramento.
  • Mar 12, 2020
Her novels about an African American housekeeper turned sleuth used the whodunit as a potent tool for racial and social commentary.
  • Mar 10, 2020
By wearing glasses on TV in the 1950s and ’60s, she upended notions of feminine beauty and gave other American women the confidence to wear their glasses in style.
  • Mar 7, 2020
At 17, she survived a roundup of Hungarian Jews. “She is the swimming champion of Hungary,” her father told a fascist official. “One day you will be happy you saved her life!”
  • Mar 4, 2020
Her stories were drawn from the real world, with heroes and heroines who survive their lonely, sometimes broken existence by caring for one another.
  • Mar 3, 2020