18th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1983

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1983 Fellowship Winners

Rita Ciolli

Rita Ciolli

Reporter  Newsday

Book Banning and Revisions and Changes in Textbooks in America

Frank Johnston

Frank Johnston

Photographer  The Washington Post

Faces of the 80s in America, a Nation in Transition

Hazel Brannon Smith

Hazel Brannon Smith

Editor   The Lexington Advertiser & Durant News

A Case Study of an American Community Newspaper Under Pressure

Susan Stranaham

Susan Stranaham

Staff Reporter  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Ghosts of Undone Research: Victims of environmental poisoning and how they have been compensated

Otis White

Otis White

Writer  Florida Trend

How Computers are Changing Work

Photos ©1982 Budd Gray

Judges for the 18th Annual Competition were:

Philip Geyelin, columnist, Washington Post Writers Group

John Herbers, reporter, New York Times

Jack Nelson, Washington bureau chief,  The Los Angeles Times

Robert Novak, syndicated columnist Field Syndicate

Sally Quinn, reporter,  The Wasington Post

Boyce Rensberger, senior editor, Science ’82 and 1973 APF Fellow

Lou Schwartz, executive editor,  Newsday

Helen Thomas, White House correspondent,  United Press International

Cathy Trost, editor,  APF Reporter and 1981 APF Fellow

Dominic Phillips

Dom Phillips 1964-2022

It is with great sadness that the Foundation acknowledges the death of Dom Phillips, who was researching solutions to protect the Amazon under his Alicia Patterson fellowship.