The 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winners

History

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For a distinguished book upon the history of the United States, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Alfred A. Knopf)


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Hank Klibanoff and Wiley Guillott (accepting for his grandfather, Gene Roberts) with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa, 1787-2005" by James T. Campbell (The Penguin Press), and "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War" by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking).