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Matt Schudel
Obituary writer at The Washington Post. Native Nebraskan, baseball fan and jazz buff. Always slightly overdressed.
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Matt Schudel 11h
Breaking: Lee Radziwill, society grande dame and sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, dies at 85
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Matt Schudel 11h
“All my books have been an exploration of my past, really,” said Andrea Levy, best-selling novelist of black immigrant life in Britain.
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Matt Schudel Feb 15
Obscure but interesting: Andrew Ranard lived in Burma in his youth, was a decorated medic in Vietnam, then became an expat & a leading expert on Burmese painting.
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Matt Schudel Feb 13
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Matt Schudel Feb 13
“His works are titanic, and his presence in Chinese studies was titanic:: Roderick MacFarquhar, journalist and politician who became a China scholar
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Matt Schudel Feb 12
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Matt Schudel Feb 10
Many thanks to for his invaluable insights into the life and career of Edward F. Zigler.
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Matt Schudel Feb 10
“I intend to be an outspoken advocate for children": Edward Zigler grew up in poverty, then used his experiences to help create Head Start.
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Matt Schudel Feb 9
Once called "the most brilliant actor of his age in the English-speaking world,” Albert Finney had five Oscar nominations but never won.
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Matt Schudel Feb 6
"He never stopped asking the big questions": Theodore Rabb, professor, Renaissance scholar and champion of history.
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Matt Schudel Jan 31
James Ingram, two-time Grammy-winning R&B singer and 1980s superstar.
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Matt Schudel Jan 27
Florence Knoll Bassett, designer who transformed corporate offices & “the single most powerful figure in the field of modern design.”
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Matt Schudel Jan 23
Kaye Ballard was a fantastic singer and a comic actress who turned to comedy "out of self-consciousness. I just wasn’t pretty enough for what I wanted to be.”
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Matt Schudel Jan 22
Hey, thanks ! Didn't see this until now.
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Matt Schudel Jan 22
JUSAF pilot Joe Jackson, Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient: "When I looked up and saw that C-123 coming in, it was like a miracle," a rescued serviceman said.
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Matt Schudel Jan 18
"Their job is to scare me": An excerpt from Jason Rezaian's () forthcoming book about his 544-day prison ordeal in Iran. The 18-minute WP documentary at the top of the story is remarkable, showing the behind-the-scenes work at the Post.
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Matt Schudel Jan 18
Hi, Dee Dee. If you go to the cocktail event at the Press Club's Fourth Estate Restaurant on March 5, I'll be there. matt schudel
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Matt Schudel Jan 17
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