Friday, May 03, 2013
Two weeks ago, the New York violinist, vocalist and composer Caroline Shaw became the youngest person to win the Pulitzer Prize for music. She talks about her award-winning composition.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Herman Wouk, appearing in this 1955 Books and Authors Luncheon, contests what he perceives as the common view of his being "a conformist."
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
In this speech at a Books and Authors Luncheon in 1965, the former special assistant to the president answers his critics and defends his insider's view of the Kennedy administration.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson, talks about her book, now in paperback, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, as listeners share their families' stories of moving away from the Jim Crow south.
Event: Isabel Wilkerson will be speaking tonight at 6:30 at the Tenement Museum. RSVP here.
Monday, March 07, 2011
This week on Hammered! we survey one way to look at the American music scene: through the eyes of the Pulitzer Prize committee. Our program includes winners and, sometimes more interestingly, runners up for the Pulitzer Prize in music. Read our disclaimer!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The winners of the most prestigious honor in newspaper journalism were announced yesterday. The Pulitzer Prize committee gave four awards to The Washington Post and following close behind was The New York Times. Notably, one of the awards granted The New York Times was shared by the nonprofit investigative news organization, ProPublica, which is a new kind of journalistic outfit.