The MacArthur Foundation named 67-year-old Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott a 2016 Fellow -– an honor that comes with a $625,000 "genius grant" and international recognition.
It’s the part of the newspaper where we recall lives lived — from global leaders who wielded massive influence to quirky locals who captivated their communities. In 2009, the obituary pages included a prolific television pitchman, a giant of American news broadcasting and a sharp-tongued political leader who doubled as a celebrity chef. We celebrate the stories of those who who left us in 2009.
- Adam Bernstein Obituaries Editor, Washington Post
- Ann Wroe Obituaries Editor, The Economist
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