Smith Hempstone; U.S. Ambassador to Kenya - November 19, 2006

Mr. Hempstone had covered the advent of Kenya's independence for the Chicago Daily News and wrote two well-received modern histories of the region. He went on to work for the Washington Star, which his mother's family once owned, and the Washington Times, where he briefly was the top newsroom editor in the mid-1980s.

Robert Menaker, 61; Longtime Washington Journalist - Novermber 8, 2006

He was a news editor at the Miami News from 1967 to 1973 and then moved to Washington to become an editor at the Washington Star. During his two years at the Star, he was a deputy sports editor, an assistant lifestyle editor and editor of the newspaper's weekly arts and entertainment tabloid.

Arnie Sachs News Photographer; Took Pictures of 11 Presidents- November 3, 2006

Sachs was awarded the WHNPA Lifetime Achievement Award for Still Photography in 2001. He was a member of the WHNPA for 56 years, during which time he served as secretary, chairman of the photo contest book, and member of the Eyes of History gala committee. Among his awards are numerous first prizes in the WHNPA Eyes of History, the American Newspaper Guild Front Page Awards, and the Hearst National Photo Contest.