The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Commentary

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For distinguished commentary, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to Colbert I. King of The Washington Post for his against-the-grain columns that speak to people in power with ferocity and wisdom.

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Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Colbert I. King with the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Commentary.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Edward Achorn of The Providence Journal, for his clear, tenacious call to action against government corruption in Rhode Island, and Mark Holmberg of the Richmond Times-Dispatch for his thought provoking, strongly reported columns on a broad range of topics.