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The History of the Pulitzer Prize

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We’ll discuss the prize’s history, its role in journalism and the art, and how Pulitzer and his nemesis W.R. Hearst changed journalism in America.

Guests:

James McGrath, author of Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power

Roy Harris, author of Pulitzer's Gold: A Century of Public Service Journalism

Click here for information about today's event on this topic: "Bar Harbor: Birthplace of the Pulitzer Prize" (Sept 8, 7 pm).