July 13, 1990 |
Republican Party Chairman Lee Atwater, who has been battling a brain tumor, has been rehospitalized for routine tests and therapy, a staff aide said Thursday. The spokeswoman said Atwater was undergoing routine physical therapy, blood tests and scans at George Washington University Hospital.
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April 22, 2004
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary McGrory died Wednesday night at George Washington University Hospital, the Washington Post reported. The cause of death was not disclosed. McGrory, whose career stretched from the Army-McCarthy hearings of 1954 to the Iraq war of 2003, was 85. A full obituary will appear in Friday's editions.
August 14, 2005 |
Merv Grazinski set his Winnebago on cruise control, slid away from the wheel and went back to fix a cup of coffee. You can guess what happened next: The rudderless, driverless Winnebago crashed. Grazinski blamed the manufacturer for not warning against such a maneuver in the owner's manual. He sued and won $1.75 million. His jackpot would seem to erase any doubt that the legal system has lost its mind.
October 14, 1992 |
General Motors Corp. Chairman Robert Stempel was in serious condition with an undisclosed illness Tuesday night in a Washington hospital, a spokeswoman said. George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman Terry Abdoo declined to provide details about Stempel's illness. Stempel, 59, was meeting with a representative of the Conference Board shortly after noon at the Willard Hotel when he became ill, GM said in a statement.
September 26, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney walked slowly out of the hospital one day after surgery to repair aneurysms on the back of both of his knees. Cheney emerged from George Washington University Hospital with his wife, Lynne, at his side. He walked to his motorcade without any assistance, although he moved slower than his normally brisk pace. Cheney was under local anesthesia during the six-hour surgery Saturday.
July 1, 2006 |
Vice President Dick Cheney will undergo routine tests today to check on repaired aneurysms on the backs of his knees and the condition of a high-tech pacemaker that was placed in his chest in June 2001. Cheney spokeswoman Lea Anne McBride said the tests at George Washington University Medical Center would include an electrocardiogram.
November 4, 1985 |
Sen. Edward Zorinsky (D-Neb.) was in serious but stable condition at a Washington hospital where he was taken this morning after he complained of chest pains. A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said Zorinsky was admitted to the hospital's coronary care unit and was undergoing tests. The spokesman said the tests will determine if Zorinsky had suffered a heart attack.
October 12, 1990
Amelia Short Sonneland, 91, philanthropist who contributed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Opera and USC. Mrs. Sonneland was a graduate of George Washington University and held a law degree from LaSalle University. She and her late husband, psychiatrist Sidney Gaylord Sonneland, also endowed a science chair at the University of Oslo, Norway. Mrs. Sonneland was founder and president of the Physicians' Aid Guild. On Sept. 28 in Hollywood.
March 10, 2003 |
Nauru President Bernard Dowiyogo died in Washington after undergoing heart surgery, an Australia-based spokeswoman for the government said. Helen Bogden said Dowiyogo, 57, died at George Washington University Hospital on Sunday afternoon. He had surgery Tuesday after collapsing while on official business in the U.S. Dowiyogo had been president of the tiny Pacific island nation, between Australia and Hawaii, six times since first being elected in 1976.