Archive: Sep 2013

Anne Hull, NF ’95

By Nieman Moments September 27, 2013

Hull’s reporting on the abysmal treatment of soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center caught the attention of Congress and earned her and Washington Post colleague Dana Priest the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service … Read more

Robert A. Caro, NF ’66

By Nieman Moments September 27, 2013

Caro’s interest in understanding Robert Moses took on a new urgency as he sat in an urban planning course at Harvard. The result was “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” a landmark in … Read more

Mary Ellen Leary, NF ’46

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

One of the first two female Niemans, Leary (1913–2008) covered politics in California for half a century Learning in the Nieman environment was wider than the campus limits. But the exhilaration of classes exceeded all expectations. The courses were … Read more