Written Into History

Written Into History

Pulitzer Prize Reporting of the Twentieth Century From the New York Times

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Baker & Taylor
An exceptional collection of The New York Times's most notable and celebrated articles provides a captivating glimpse into the events, people, and the world during the twentieth century, from the first-hand accounts of the atomic bombing of Nagaski to the personal narrative of an interracial friendship, and reveals the stories behind the stories, detailing the changing role of journalism.

McMillan Palgrave
With each news day, history unfolds as steadfast journalists uncover facts and public opinion. Drawn from the New York Times's archive of an unparalleled seventy-nine Pulitzer Prizes, Written Into History offers a fascinating record of the twentieth century.

The Times's award-winning reports range from Antarctic dispatches on the Byrd expedition to the eyewitness account of the atomic bomb, from the First Amendment battle to publish the Pentagon Papers to the personal narrative of an interracial friendship. Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Lewis culled through the newspaper's most acclaimed writing to chronicle life and history as it was happening, with such highlights as Otto Tolischus on Hitler, David Halberstam on Vietnam, J. Anthony Lukas on hippies, and Anna Quindlen on AIDS.
Lewis tells the stories behind the stories, describing journalism's changing role in the world. For armchair historians and aspiring reporters, this is a rich and memorable portrait of a century by the men and women who most artfully observed it.


Book News
The New York Times won its first Pulitzer Prize in 1918, for its coverage of the Great War. The paper has been producing important reporting ever since, earning American journalism's top prize more often 81 times in all than any other newspaper or wire service. This anthology of many of the paper's prize-winning pieces spans categories: hard news, science, editorials, arts and culture commentary, personal narrative, and news analysis. Articles encompass politics, wars, and social trends, and they cover both New York and the world. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
From Antarctic dispatches on the Byrd expedition to an eyewitness account of the atomic bomb, from the First Amendment battle to publish the Pentagon Papers to the personal narrative of an interracial friendship, this collection of The New York Time's journalism records the events, people and trends that shaped the twentieth century. Pulitzer Prize winner and Times columnist Anthony Lewis has culled the newspaper's most acclaimed writing to chronicle life and history as it was happening. Arranged topically, Written into History offers evocative snapshots by many of America's most renowned voices.

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Collects Pulitzer Prize-winning articles from the "New York Times" covering events, people, and the world during the twentieth century.

Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2001
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805068498
080506849X
Branch Call Number: 071.3 WRITT
Characteristics: xxv, 355 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Anthony 1927-2013
Alternative Title: New York times
Notes: Includes index

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