Posts Tagged: Washington

Elizabeth Catlett, 96, considered one of most important 20th century African American artists

MEXICO CITY – The pioneering sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett died yesterday just two weeks shy of her 97th birthday, the Web site Black Art in America reported. She died at her home in Cuernavaca, 40 miles south of Mexico City, where she

Elizabeth Catlett, 96, considered one of most important 20th century African American artists

MEXICO CITY – The pioneering sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett died yesterday just two weeks shy of her 97th birthday, the Web site Black Art in America reported. She died at her home in Cuernavaca, 40 miles south of Mexico City, where she

Dr. Peter Goodwin, advocate of Oregon’s assisted suicide law, ends his life

PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon’s controversial assisted suicide legislation in the early 1990s has used the state’s Death with Dignity Act to end his own life. Dr. Peter Goodwin practiced as a

Dr. Peter Goodwin, advocate of Oregon’s assisted suicide law, ends his life

PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon’s controversial assisted suicide legislation in the early 1990s has used the state’s Death with Dignity Act to end his own life. Dr. Peter Goodwin practiced as a

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.

Gerald Poulsen, 78, helped build Washington radio station spinning bluegrass as Jerry Gray

(Being a radio announcer has got to be one of the coolest jobs in the world. Sounds like Jerry Gray had a loyal following.) ROANOKE, Va. – Gerald Poulsen, the WAMU radio host known on air as Jerry Gray, whose

Gerald Poulsen, 78, helped build Washington radio station spinning bluegrass as Jerry Gray

(Being a radio announcer has got to be one of the coolest jobs in the world. Sounds like Jerry Gray had a loyal following.) ROANOKE, Va. – Gerald Poulsen, the WAMU radio host known on air as Jerry Gray, whose

Former Kuwaiti ambassador Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, 68, was foreign minister when Iraq invaded Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – Sheikh Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah has passed away, the Amiri Diwan announced on Saturday. The body of the deceased, who passed away at the age of 68, was laid to rest at 15:30 hours local time

Former Kuwaiti ambassador Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, 68, was foreign minister when Iraq invaded Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – Sheikh Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah has passed away, the Amiri Diwan announced on Saturday. The body of the deceased, who passed away at the age of 68, was laid to rest at 15:30 hours local time

Adviser to French political leaders, nuclear strategist Therese Delpech, 63, also defended rights of the oppressed

PARIS – Therese Delpech, an author and senior French government official whose intellectual passions ranged from nuclear strategy and proliferation to the human rights of populations oppressed by dictators, died Jan. 18 in Paris after an apparent heart attack. The

Adviser to French political leaders, nuclear strategist Therese Delpech, 63, also defended rights of the oppressed

PARIS – Therese Delpech, an author and senior French government official whose intellectual passions ranged from nuclear strategy and proliferation to the human rights of populations oppressed by dictators, died Jan. 18 in Paris after an apparent heart attack. The

Buying small papers, O.J.Brightwell, 90, built McClatchy into a national newspaper chain

LAS VEGAS – O.J. Brightwell, a longtime newspaper executive who had a key role in the expansion of The McClatchy Co. as a national newspaper chain, died Dec. 29 of heart failure, his family said. He was 90. Mr. Brightwell

Buying small papers, O.J.Brightwell, 90, built McClatchy into a national newspaper chain

LAS VEGAS – O.J. Brightwell, a longtime newspaper executive who had a key role in the expansion of The McClatchy Co. as a national newspaper chain, died Dec. 29 of heart failure, his family said. He was 90. Mr. Brightwell