The Pulitzer Prize: the inside story of America's most prestigious award

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Carol Publishing Group, 1991 - Business & Economics - 291 pages
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Douglas Bates reveals what happened behind the closed doorsof Columbia Univer sity, when the judges met to choose the winners of America's most prestigious awards for 1990--The Pulitzer Prize. Bates tells of the judges' cavalier deliberations, careless handling of ethical conflicts, and how, contrary to the rules, the finalists' names were leaked. More than an account of political infighting, The Pulitzer Prize is a riveting story of glamour and glory.

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THE PULITZER PRIZE: The Inside Story of America's Most Prestigious Award

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In a thought-provoking, if uneven, exposă, Bates, former general news editor of The Seattle Times, uses the stories of three Pulitzer candidates to dissect the Pulitzer mystique. Blessed with a ... Read full review

The Pulitzer Prize: the inside story of America's most prestigious award

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This is a captivating "unauthorized'' profile of the Pulitzer Prize process, told through the story of one 1990 award. Bates personalizes the process by focusing on that year's three finalists for ... Read full review


Three Finalists Await Their Fate
Unasked Questions
Dont Take the A Train

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