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He collaborated with Noam Chomsky on left-wing critiques of U.S. foreign policy and the mass media.
He represented a rogues’ gallery of clients, including spies, drug smugglers and art thieves.
She was championed by Gwendolyn Brooks and served as D.C. poet laureate for 18 years.
He collaborated with Harry Belafonte and was music director for Peter, Paul and Mary.
Her 1973 debut, “My Secret Garden,” chronicled hundreds of women’s sexual daydreams.
He championed marginalized groups and attempted to decriminalize marijuana in 12 years as a judge.
He wrote a dozen indispensable guidebooks, focusing on the Cascade Range.
The Marine veteran oversaw the design of the yellow-and-black signs in 1961.
He employed direct-mail techniques to build Common Cause into a major advocacy group.
Here are six spots that make for a perfect day-long escape.