Congratulations to Brett J. Blackledge of The Birmingham News who was awarded The Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting today for his series of articles investigating Alabama's two-year college system. You can read many of his articles here.
To read more about the history of the Pulitzer Prize and Joseph Pulitzer for whom the Prize is named, check out some of our books.
2007 List of Pulitzer Prize Journalism Winners
The Wall Street Journal
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The Staff of The Oregonian, Portland
Brett Blackledge of The Birmingham (Ala.) News
Kenneth R. Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling and Rick Loomis of the Los Angeles Times
Debbie Cenziper of The Miami Herald
Charlie Savage of The Boston Globe
The Wall Street Journal Staff
Andrea Elliott of The New York Times
Cynthia Tucker [Alabama native] of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jonathan Gold of LA Weekly
Arthur Browne, Beverly Weintraub and Heidi Evans of the New York Daily News
Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Long Island, NY
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Oded Balilty of the Associated Press
Renee C. Byer of The Sacramento Bee
2007 List of Pulitzer Prize Letters, Drama and Music Winners
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf)
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
The Race Beat by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff [Alabama native] (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Most Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)
Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)
Sound Grammar by Ornette Coleman
2007 Special Citations & Awards
by Melanie S. Morrison Author Melanie S. Morrison On August 4, 1931, two sisters and a friend, all from prominent white Birmingham fam...
Birmingham Bound: Author Talk and Book Signing with Melanie S. Morrison on April 24 at Avondale LibraryWhat: Author talk and book signing for Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in ...
Wayne Wiegand What: Author talk with Wayne S. Wiegand about his book The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South: Civil...
by Mary Beth Newbill, Southern History Department , Central Library The American Library Association (ALA) has designated April 22-28, ...
Norman Griffin, BPL board member Dora Sims (accepting for Mevlia Walton), and Kary'n Davis- West I Am BPL Award Congratulat...