Book Release by Former Fellow Donna DeCesare
APF Fellow Donna DeCesare has just released her first book Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs. Some of the original work for this book was done during Ms. DeCesare’s 1997 fellowship. The book is a bi-lingual memoir of Ms. DeCesare’s time photographing gang-life in Central America. Ms. DeCesare’s fellowship
Mainstream and Marginal – Gabrielle Esperdy article on photography of 2003 fellow, John Margolies.
Please enjoy this lovely article by Gabrielle Esperdy on the American Roadside photography of 2003 fellow, John Margolies. During his fellowship Mr.Margolies explored the architecture of roadside and main street through vivid photographs. This article was published in Buildings & Landscapes 19 (Fall 2012). As always we encourage past fellows
The Journalism Center on Children & Families 2012 Casey Medal goes to APF fellow from ’94
The Journalism Center on Children & Families has awarded a 2012 Casey Medal to Rita Henley Jensen (APF’94) who edited an exposé of the huge federal hunger dollars being spent on infant formula. The Casey Medals are awarded by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at University of Maryland. The
Shadow Lives USA
Jon Lowenstein (APF – 2008) has compiled his recent work on deportation and immigration into “Shadow Lives.” Jon won a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship and a TED Global Fellowship. He is a member of the NOOR international photo agency, based in Amsterdam. His work can be seen here: http://www.shadowlivesusa.org/
Fred Schulte’s examination of the Obama White House visitor logs
Former APF fellow Fred Schulte (’97) examined the White House visitors logs along with co-author Viveca Novak and found huge numbers of visitors were undisclosed. Their report was written for the Center for Public Integrity and is at: http://www.iwatchnews.org/2011/04/13/4115/white-house-visitor-logs-riddl….
Brian Mockenhaupt’s Afghanistan report
APF fellow Brian Mockenhaupt’s article on Sgt. First Class Carlos Santos-Silva is featured in the March 2011 issue of Reader’s Digest. Titled, “The Men He Left Behind,” it focuses on the U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and their reaction to the combat death of Santos, their platoon sergeant. Brian served two
New York Times Reviews Jack Anderson bio written by APF fellow Mark Feldstein
Mark Feldstein’s new book, “Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) was reviewed in the Books of the Times. An earlier Washington Post profile was written by Howard Kurtz. A 2009 Alicia Patterson Fellowship provided research funds for Mark.
The “Tenth Inning” by Ken Burns features APF fellow Marcos Breton
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns’ new series on baseball, “The Tenth Inning,” features sportswriter Marcos Breton as a commentator for the PBS series. Marcos, along with photographer Jose Luis Villegas, researched Latin American players for their 1996 Alicia Patterson foundation project, “Lost Field of Dreams: The Forgotten Legacy of Latins in