The 2001 Pulitzer Prize Winners

History

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For a distinguished book upon the history of the United States, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf)


Columbia University President George Rupp (left) presents Joseph J. Ellis with the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Way Out There in the Blue" by Frances FitzGerald (Simon & Schuster), and "The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States" by Alexander Keyssar (Basic Books).