He was the author of widely anthologized essays and short stories, including “Elbow Room.”
Mr. McPherson grew up in the South, overcoming segregation to graduate from Harvard Law School and become the first black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
Following a failed TV remake in 2011, Charlie's Angels is being brought back to the big screen, and the production is looking to class up the re-telling by hiring this Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn is talks with Sony Pictures to write the screenplay for the movie reboot of CHARLIE'S ANGELS. Auburn is writing a new script for CHARLIE'S ANGELS, after Evan Spiliotopoulos wrote an earlier draft for the film. Show More Summary
The last time we hung out with Charlie’s Angels, a director could get away with going by the name McG and beloved comic Bernie Mac was still with us. It was the early aughts and Drew Barrymore was making us believe in the power of homo-affectionate platonic love affairs between ... More »
Commenting on the Democratic National Convention's claim that Russian intelligence was behind the leak of emails proving that the party deliberately sabotaged Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential candidacy, commentator Pat Buchanan glibly noted that if the allegations are true, it's time President Vladimir Putin be considered for a Pulitzer Prize.
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So, Donald Trump once again blamed Ted Cruz for the fact that he called Cruz’s wife ugly, once again suggested Cruz’s dad was close with Lee Harvey Oswald, and suggested that the National Enquirer deserves a Pulitzer Prize. Then, he formed a plan to create a Super-PAC to defeat Ted Cruz in the future. Donald […]
Mr. Gaines was an investigative reporter who ferreted out corruption in Chicago.
A longtime journalist whose reporting on corruption in Chicago won two Pulitzer Prizes.
The issue surfaced Friday in light of the fact that Cruz's refusal to officially endorse his party's nominee came largely from the fact that Trump has disrespected his family.
On the latest MUNCHIES: The Podcast episode, I ate shrimp tacos with Pulitzer Prize winning food writer Jonathan Gold to discuss how he discovered Dr. Dre and his impressions on LA's changing foodscape.
Paramount has staked out Dec. 16 in the heart of awards season to launch the big screen version of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning play Fences which Denzel Washington is directing and starring in alongside Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson and Russell Hornsby. Fences will have a wide break on Christmas day. Show More Summary
Photo: Joe Worthem Ace Atkins, while working as a crime reporter for the Tampa Tribune, earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for his coverage of a cold case from the 1950s. At age 27, his first novel, Crossroad Blues, was published and...Show More Summary
Lin-Manuel Miranda could have spent his first Monday off relaxing since he no longer performs at the Broadway smash, Hamilton, but the actor-composer needs to perform. On July 11, the Pulitzer Prize winner and Jennifer Lopez performed on Today to debut their duet to a live audience. Show More Summary
Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies Aged 82 Former correspondent of The New York Times Sydney Hillel Schanberg died Saturday at the age of 82 in Poughkeepsie, New York. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the genocide in Cambodia in 1975. His death was confirmed by former Times...
Sydney H. Schanberg, a correspondent for the New York Times who won a Pulitzer Prize for covering Cambodia's fall to the Khmer Rouge in 1975, died Saturday. He was 82. A restive, intense, Harvard-educated newspaperman, Schanberg wasShow More Summary
Famed journalist Sydney Schanberg has sadly died at the age of 82, according to the New York Times. The Pulitzer Prize winner suffered from a heart attack on Tuesday (July 5) in Poughkeepsie, NY. Besides his impressive journalism career, Sydney‘s life was also the inspiration behind the film The Killing Fields, which chronicled his experiences [...]
Sydney H. Schanberg, a former correspondent for the New York Times awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the genocide in Cambodia in 1975 — and whose story of the survival of his assistant inspired the film "The Killing Fields" — has died. He was 82. The Times reported that Schanberg died...