The 2000 Pulitzer Prize Winners

History

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For a distinguished book upon the history of the United States, Five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Awarded to Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy (Oxford University Press)


Columbia University President George Rupp (right) presents David M. Kennedy with The 2000 Pulitzer Prize in History.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier" by James H. Merrell (W.W. Norton & Company), and "The Cousins’ Wars: Religion, Politics, & The Triumph of Anglo-America" by Kevin Phillips (Basic Books).