R.W. Apple, Jr. Memorial Service
A memorial service was held for R.W. “Johnny” Apple, Jr. Mr. Apple, a correspondent and editor at The New York Times… read more
A memorial service was held for R.W. “Johnny” Apple, Jr. Mr. Apple, a correspondent and editor at The New York Times for more than forty years, died October 4, 2006, in Washington, D.C. A letter from former President Jimmy Carter was read, as well as one from Walter Pincus. Friends, relatives, and colleagues praised Apple’s uniqueness and told humorous stories of their experiences with him. They also lauded his journalistic work.
The service was held in the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater. close
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- Hodding Carter III Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill->Leadership and Public Policy
- Catherine Brown Collins Relative R.W. "Johnny" Apple Jr.
- Joseph Lelyveld Executive Editor (Former) New York Times
- Jarek Martin Columnist Financial Times
- John S. McCain III U.S. Senator [R] Arizona
- David Owen Foreign Secretary (Former) United Kingdom
- Todd S. Purdum Editor Vanity Fair->Washington Office
- Jonathan Randal Author
- Calvin Trillin Essayist (Former) New Yorker Magazine
- Alice Waters Restaurant Owner
- Anne Wexler Chairman Wexler Group
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