Summary: civil rights activist who with her husband Albert Bernstein were members of the Communist Party in the 1940's and often under scrutiny by the U.S. government, who in the 1960's organized protests to stop the Vietnam war and to desegregate restaurants, swimming pools, parks, etc. in Washington, D.C., and who is the mother of journalist Carl Bernstein (of Watergate fame).
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer
Born: November 6, 1915
Died: November 23, 2003
Location: Washington, D.C.