Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Celebration

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The Ebell of Los Angeles

743 S. Lucerne Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

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Pulitzer Centennial

Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence in Journalism and the Arts

War, Migration and the Quest for Peace

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Keynote Program

The Wilshire Ebell Theatre

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

A conversation with Fredrik Logevall, 2013 History Pulitzer Prize winner and Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, Sebastian Junger, bestselling author and director of the documentary "Restrepo" and Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner for his debut novel, "The Sympathizer"; moderated by Kim Murphy, LA Times assistant managing editor and Pulitzer Prize winner.

Performances of excerpts from "Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue" (2007 Drama finalist) by Quiara Alegria Hudes (2012 Drama) and "Disgraced" by Ayad Akhtar (2013 Drama), will follow.

Friday, May 20, 2016

The Ebell of Los Angeles Clubhouse

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



Carolyn Cole, 2004 Feature Photography

Kim Murphy, 2011 Public Service contributor, 2005 International Reporting

David Rohde, 2009 International Reporting, 1996 International Reporting

Shirley Christian, 1981 International Reporting

Moderated by John Daniszewski, Vice President for International News, Associated Press, Pulitzer Prize Board member

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Photography Gallery Talks


Don Bartletti, 2003 Feature Photography

Craig Walker, 2012 Feature Photography, 2010 Feature Photography

Nick Ut, 1973 Spot News Photography

Carolyn Cole, 2004 Feature Photography

David Hume Kennerly, 1972 Feature Photography

1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m.



Don Bartletti, 2003 Feature Photography

Ayad Akhtar, 2013 Drama

Sheryl WuDunn, 1990 International Reporting

Hector Becerra, 2004 Breaking News Reporting contributor, 2011 Public Service contributor

Julia Preston, 1998 International Reporting contributor

Moderated by Roberto Suro, Professor of Journalism and Social Policy, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Quiara Alegria Hudes, 2012 Drama

Dana Priest, 2006 Beat Reporting, 2008 Public Service contributor

Anne Hull, 2008 Public Service contributor

Terry Anderson, Vietnam veteran and voice for Lewis Puller Jr., 1992 Autobiography

Moderated by David Kennedy, 2000 History, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University

The events will be streaming live Friday 7pm - 8:15pm PST and Thursday 10am - 4pm PST. You may view the livestream here: http://takeonedigital.com/asc-webcast/

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The Ebell of Los Angeles

743 S. Lucerne Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

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Organizer Los Angeles Times

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