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John Tunney, a California congressman and senator once hailed for his ­Kennedyesque manner and whose 1970 Senate campaign inspired the Oscar-winning film "The Candidate," starring... [Read More]
John Tunney, a California congressman and senator once hailed for his ­Kennedyesque manner and whose 1970 Senate campaign inspired the Oscar-winning film "The Candidate," starring... [Read More]
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One of Mr. Tunney's campaign workers directed the Oscar-winning 1972 film "The Candidate," with Robert Redford. [Read More]
Edgar Ray Killen, a Mississippi preacher and Ku Klux Klan leader who four decades after the fact was convicted in the killing of three civil... [Read More]
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His conviction for manslaughter came 41 years after three civil rights workers were slain. [Read More]
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In exile in the United States, he continued to monitor and write about Soviet legal affairs and political struggles. [Read More]
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Mrs. Holt was a conservative stalwart who represented Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties. [Read More]
He was one of 12 men to walk on the moon, and once smuggled a corned beef sandwich into space. [Read More]
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Mr. Young made six flights and became a sharp critic of NASA after the 1986 Challenger disaster. [Read More]
Refused by the all-white All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1953, aged 18 and undeterred, Mamie Johnson joined a clutch of women playing black men's... [Read More]
Don Beyer Sr., a retired Army lieutenant colonel who became a prominent auto dealer in the Washington area and whose son Don Beyer Jr. is... [Read More]
His research broke new ground in understanding neurodegenerative disorders, and his advocacy of equal opportunities won him admirers outside the scientific community... [Read More]
Ben Barres, a neurobiologist who made groundbreaking discoveries regarding the structure and function of the brain that may have implications for understanding Alzheimer's disease and... [Read More]
Dr. Barres made key discoveries about the brain and called out discrimination among scientists and academics. [Read More]
Sue Grafton, a best-selling crime novelist whose popular "alphabet" mysteries featuring Southern California detective Kinsey Millhone sold millions of copies worldwide, died Dec. 28 in... [Read More]
Ms. Grafton's novels featured a scrappy but sensitive female detective, Kinsey Millhone. [Read More]
The one-time JFK aide cofounded the Institute for Policy Studies. [Read More]
Marcus Raskin, an author and advocate who helped shape left-leaning thought for decades as a founder of one of Washington's most prominent liberal think tanks,... [Read More]
Mr. Raskin stood trial for opposing the Vietnam War draft and was the co-author of more than 20 books. [Read More]
Mr. Graham was a member of the family that owned and published The Washington Post. [Read More]
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