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Mary McGrory

Age: 85

liberal columnist who earned a national reputation for her coverage of 1954's McCarthy hearings for the Washington Star. Her commentary on the Kennedy assassination in 1963 made her one of the best-known print journalists in the country. McGrory won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1975 for her coverage of the Watergate scandal.

Died: Washington, DC, April 21, 2004

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