August 26, 1988 |
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.), a member of the House Republican leadership, was released from George Washington University Hospital today, a week after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. Cheney, 47, suffered three mild heart attacks in 1978, 1984 and in June of this year.
June 30, 1988 |
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.) was taken to George Washington University Hospital on Wednesday suffering from chest pains, and his office said the lawmaker was in stable condition. Cheney, 46, suffered mild heart attacks in 1978 and 1984.
November 25, 1987 |
The secretary general of the Organization of American States, Joao Baena Soares, was hospitalized Tuesday with what was described as a heart problem. OAS spokesman Edgardo Costa said that Baena Soares, a 56-year-old Brazilian diplomat, was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital.
March 8, 1990 |
Arthur A. Fletcher, recently appointed chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, on Wednesday underwent his second triple bypass heart surgery in less than six months. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital concluded that the previous bypass surgery "didn't take," a spokeswoman said.
January 15, 1985 |
An unidentified man shot himself early today at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, authorities said. The man, described as in his early 30s, was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.
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.
April 11, 2013 |
With long arms, high shoulder blades and powerful fingers, the ancient creatures were built for climbing trees. But they also had long lower limbs, flat feet and a flexible lumbar spine that gave them a distinct evolutionary edge: They could cover long distances by walking upright on two legs. After four years of intense analysis, a team of paleoanthropologists is making its most detailed case yet that a pair of ancient skeletons discovered in a grassy South African valley could represent the direct evolutionary link between modern humans and the family of human ancestors that includes the Australopithecus known as Lucy.
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.