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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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Top Pulitzer Prize Awards Articles

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  • Jules Witcover: Ben Bradlee, Washington Post's great steward, was unlike any other

    The death at age 93 of The Washington Post's incomparable editor Ben Bradlee is both a journalistic and personal loss to all of us who had the opportunity to work for and under his driving and joyous leadership of one of America's truly great newspapers....
  • With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing

    With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing
    HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet. She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
  • Norwich Man Found Guilty In Murder Of Energy Scientist

    Norwich Man Found Guilty In Murder Of Energy Scientist
    NEW LONDON — A Superior Court jury Friday found Mozzelle Brown guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the May 2004 killing of prominent energy scientist Eugene Mallove. Jurors reached their verdict Friday afternoon after...
  • A scandal at North Carolina lands on NCAA's doorstep

    Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been. Name not familiar? We will help you. In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
  • Mark Twain, Neil Simon Plays Part Of Little Theatre Of Manchester's 2015 Season

    Mark Twain, Neil Simon Plays Part Of Little Theatre Of Manchester's 2015 Season
    MANCHESTER — Little Theatre of Manchester's 2015 season is characterized by "scheming, dreaming and fairy tales," including a play by Mark Twain. Announced at LTM's fundraiser on Saturday,the season begins in February with Twain's, "Is He Dead?"...
  • Arena Stage premieres Civil War-related monologues with help from Justice Ginsburg

    Arena Stage premieres Civil War-related monologues with help from Justice Ginsburg
    Now that the bicentennial observances of the Battle of Baltimore and penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner" are over, it's worth getting back to the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. There is certainly plenty left to learn about that wrenching chapter...
  • Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

    Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'
    The last time you saw Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” it was a high school production, right? With spare-to-bare sets and mimed use of props, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play has, since it debuted in 1938 on Broadway, found a home on...
  • Samuel D. Hunter: Playwright of spiritual longing, now a MacArthur 'Genius' fellow

     Samuel D. Hunter: Playwright of spiritual longing, now a MacArthur 'Genius' fellow
    Don’t look now, but a positive trend seems to be developing: A bumper crop of talented American playwrights more interested in artistic expression than commercial validation is being recognized with the most prestigious awards and lucrative...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • J. California Cooper dies at 82; a voice for struggles of black women

    J. California Cooper, who illuminated the struggles of black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices, including those of an unborn child and a dead slave, died Sept. 20 in Seattle. She was 82. The cause was...