The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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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.


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


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.