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NEWS
December 11, 2003
Robert Bartley, 66, who won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing and became one of the nation's most influential journalists as editorial voice of The Wall Street Journal for decades, died of cancer yesterday. A week ago he was chosen by the White House to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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NEWS
July 3, 1997
Charles George Werner, 88, an editorial cartoonist who at age 29 was the the youngest person ever to win a Pulitzer Prize in his field, died Tuesday in Indianapolis. With no formal art training, Mr. Werner won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial art in 1938 during his first year at the Daily Oklahoman in Oklahoma City.Harry A. McQuillen III, 51, the chief operating officer who managed more than 60 magazines for publishing giant K-III Communications, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound over the weekend in Darien, Conn.
NEWS
November 21, 1995
Sidney Amber, who celebrated his 109th birthday in January by reciting poetry on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," died Friday in San Francisco. A well-known centenarian there, he was a rarity among survivors of the 1906 earthquake -- he was an adult when the temblor struck. An amateur boxer, restaurateur and sign painter, he once said the secret to longevity was a triple dose of Worcestershire sauce before dinner.Sam Bailey, 80, a civil rights activist who worked with Medgar Evers to trigger a movement for black equality in Mississippi, died Saturday.
NEWS
By Berger | April 12, 1996
There will be no stopping Bill now that he has the line-item veto.Deer Park Elementary should house the Baltimore County school administration until they get it fixed.As a man of science, William R. Brody cannot admit the possibility of unlucky numbers.And the Pulitzer Prize in drama for assuming that ''La Boheme'' could be a great opera except for the music.Pub Date: 4/12/96
NEWS
By DAN BERGER | January 28, 1998
The state of the nation is lewd, lubricious and ludicrous.According to polls, 23 percent of Americans want ''Hail to the Chief'' replaced by ''Stand By Your Man,'' 28 percent don't and 49 percent have no opinion.The worst revelation is that security risks found in the White House are exiled to the Pentagon.Matt Drudge for Pulitzer Prize! Everyone else is playing catch-up. He is our leader.Pub Date: 1/28/98
NEWS
By Dan Berger | April 10, 1996
Baltimore is depopulating like crazy. Sec'y Cisneros is just giving market forces a little push.The General Assembly passes everything at the last minute so that voters don't learn the details until they have forgotten that they cared.Julius Henson is not a shy man, which makes the reticence on his resume all the more puzzling.The Pulitzer Prize for Brevity was omitted again this year.Pub Date: 4/10/96
BUSINESS
By a Sun Staff Writer | May 4, 1995
William K. Marimow, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, yesterday was named managing editor of The Sun, the No. 2 newsroom post.The position has been vacant since the departure of Kathryn Christensen on Aug. 13, 1993. Mr. Marimow, however, essentially has acted as managing editor since he was named associate managing editor on Aug. 15, 1993."This makes it official," said Editor John S. Carroll."He has helped build a sense of teamwork and journalistic excellence," Mr. Carroll said.Mr. Marimow's newsroom duties will not change immediately or dramatically, Mr. Carroll said.
NEWS
September 22, 1993
Cyrus L. SulzbergerPulitzer Prize winnerPARIS -- Cyrus Leo Sulzberger, who earned an international reputation and a Pulitzer Prize covering foreign affairs and the Cold War for the New York Times for nearly 40 years, died Monday at his home here.The 80-year-old author of two dozen books and a foreign affairs columnist for the Times for 24 years was also a member of the family that helped lead the paper into journalistic renown.He was a nephew of Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Times publisher from 1935 to 1961, and a cousin of Times Co. Chairman Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, publisher from 1963 to 1992.
FEATURES
By Knight Ridder | March 1, 1991
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. George Abbott, Broadway's great producer-director-playwright, will be honored by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation Sunday before the gala opening of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera" at the new Broward Center for the Performing Arts.Abbott, who will celebrate his 104th birthday in June and who lives part-time near Miami Beach, won the Pulitzer Prize (for "Fiorello!") and four Tony Awards. He was associated with such classic musicals as "On Your Toes," "Damn Yankees," "The Pajama Game," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and "Pal Joey."
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