Letter of Introduction to the Pulitzer Prize Committee - Leonard Downie

Letter of Introduction to the Pulitzer Prize Committee - Leonard Downie

by: Leonard Downie Jr. | publication date: January 25, 2008 | Publication: The Washington Post |

"They proceeded carefully, without identifying themselves to military authorities as they learned about the wounded soldiers’ experience and gathered the detail that gave their stories such poignancy. Washington Post photographer Michel du Cille joined them to visually document their reporting with powerful images. The trust he earned from the physically and psychologically wounded men and women provided emotional and poignant photographs."

A letter to the Pulitzer Committee by former executive editor of The Washington Post Leonard Downie nominating Hull and Priest's Walter Reed series for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

Permission granted by Leonard Downie and letter provided courtesy of the Pulitzer Committee.