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Reading Between the Lions

By Nieman Notes September 15, 2000

We had just finished up work on a film tracking a homeless couple over five years of their remarkable and disturbing lives. The resulting documentary won a bucketful of awards and was seen by fewer people on PBS than I … Read more


By Nieman Notes June 15, 2000

Bill Kovach received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University March 9, 2000. Here are excerpts from his speech. Let me begin with full disclosure. The truth … Read more