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Pulitzer Center Update October 7, 2008

Executive Director Jon Sawyer on NewsHour


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Poet and writer Kwame Dawes travels to Jamaica to explore the experience of people living with HIV...

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A NewsHour poetry segment featuring poet and writer Kwame Dawes aired on Tuesday October, 7 on PBS.

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer also sat down with PBS NewsHour to talk about Kwame Dawes' Pulitzer Center project HOPE: Living and Loving in Jamaica. Kwame's project comprises poetry, interviews, and interactive media work that culminated in and a forthcoming book of poetry due out this spring. Jon talks about the project's beginnings, working with Kwame, and how Kwame's project most embodies the Pulitzer Center mission to create compelling and engaging journalism covering undertold stories.


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