Pulitzer Prize

In this April 5, 1994 file photo, Toni Morrison as she holds an orchid at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York.
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August 06, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2007 photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer N. Scott Momaday recites a poem at the inauguration of Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Dan Sewell, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. Dayton Literary Peace...
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In this June 21, 2019, photo, Paul Gillespie, a photojournalist at the Capital Gazette newspaper, where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June 2018, holds a book of portraits he photographed of survivors and family members of those killed.
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June 26, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Brian Witte, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community,...
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Frederick Douglass
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May 06, 2019 - 9:14 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year's winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The society announced Monday that Blight's "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of...
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In this Aug. 20, 2007, file photo, "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee smiles during a ceremony honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor, at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
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March 12, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee railed against her Alabama hometown for trying to exploit her success in a letter that helps explain later legal battles involving commercialization of her novel. The writer's bitter assessment of...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1993 file photo, writer Russell Baker, ponders a reporter's question during a New York news conference where he was presented as the successor to host Alistair Cooke for the PBS series "Masterpiece Theatre."
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January 23, 2019 - 9:40 am
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television's "Masterpiece Theatre," has died. He was 93. Allen Baker...
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Harvey Weinstein
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September 04, 2018 - 10:56 am
By Oliver Darcy (CNN Money) -- Ronan Farrow, the journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein, released an extraordinary statement Monday night that accused NBC News of having blocked his reporting on Weinstein and having misled the public about doing so. "I've avoided...
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In this Nov. 27, 2013 photo, plastic newspaper boxes for The Village Voice stand along a Manhattan sidewalk in New York.
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August 31, 2018 - 4:25 pm
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, brash political reporting, exhaustive arts criticism and anxiety-laden cartoons, is going out of business after 63 years. The paper's...
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Jonathan Gold
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July 22, 2018 - 10:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times, where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. "I can't...
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Charles Krauthammer
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June 21, 2018 - 7:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68. His death was...
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