Northern Virginia Luminaries (American Chronicles)
Journalist Joe Motheral tells the stories of prominent locals met and interviewed over the course of his long career.
People from all over the US and the world move to northern Virginia to be close to the nation's capital, and many people of national importance make their home in the area. There are as many more, born and raised here, who are well known to locals. Become acquainted with a selection of iconic Virginians, with varying personalities and a variety of fulfilling lives. Read about Geraldine Brooks, Roger Mudd and General George C. Marshall, as well as local heroes.