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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Supreme Court turns down NYT reporter's plea for confidentiality

    The Supreme Court turned down a plea for protection from a New York Times reporter Monday, maintaining its stand that the 1st Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press does not shield a journalist from being required to testify about his...
  • Jeremy Denk, in words and music

    Jeremy Denk, in words and music
    These are illustrious times for the pianist and writer Jeremy Denk. Last year he won a MacArthur "genius" Fellowship, was named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year and signed a book contract to expand a New Yorker article about piano lessons....
  • Top Hollywood actresses talk showbiz with THR

    "I WOULD love to foray into film editing. Or become a shepherdess, wandering." That's "Bates Hotel" actress and Emmy nominee Vera Farmiga, answering The Hollywood Reporter's question: "If you stopped acting what would you do with the rest of your life?"...
  • The tea party's still in the driver's seat

    The tea party's still in the driver's seat
    Election year 2014 is the third time the Republican Party has hitched its wagon to the tea party. In 2010, angry tea partiers shouted down incumbents in town hall meetings, put Democrats into a defensive, crotch-covering crouch and delivered the House...
  • Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?

    Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?
    It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point. But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
  • Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events

    U. of C. fest overstuffed with Studs Terkel events
    How do you get an all-star lineup of participants to show up on the University of Chicago campus on a May weekend? Apparently, you just have to mention that they'll be coming to pay tribute to Louis "Studs" Terkel.  "Pretty much everybody we reached...
  • Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy

    Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy
    Today, the image would have gone viral in an instant: The president of the United States, dripping wet in swim trunks before a throng of excited beachgoers, trading a look and a laugh with an attractive woman in a polka-dot bikini. But well before the...
  • Lights rise for first production by the College Park Neighborhood Arts & Theatre Center

    Lights rise for first production by the College Park Neighborhood Arts & Theatre Center
    As a line started to form at the entrance to Princeton Elementary School, Bob DiCerbo said he could feel the electricity in the air. “It’s exciting,” he said. “I feel like an expectant father.” That seemed like an appropriate...
  • Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley

     Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley
    In his new biography, "Updike," Adam Begley examines John Updike's life and work from childhood to Harvard, his stint at The New Yorker to his newfound notoriety after the publication of his racy 1968 novel, "Couples." Begley follows Updike through two...