26th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1991

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1991 Fellowship Winners

Seven journalists have been selected for the 26th class of Alicia Patterson fellows. A full report on their projects and background will be included in the next APF Reporter.

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James Borg

Science writer, The Honolulu Advertiser

“Chemical Disarmament, Proliferation and War”

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Frank Browning

Freelance writer, San Francisco

“Community and Identify: The Search for Gay Culture”

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Steven J. Dryden

Freelance writer, Bethesda, Maryland

“The Trade Warriors: USTR and America's Struggle in the World Economy”

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Vince Heptig

Freelance photographer, Guatemala City

“A Documentary of Mayan Culture”

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Dorothea Jackson

Freelance writer, Six Mile, South Carolina

“Economic Survival in the Southern Highlands”

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Peter Marin

Freelance writer, Santa Barbara, California

“Homelessness and Marginality in America”

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James Rupert

Assistant foreign editor, The Washington Post

“The Re-emergence of Central Asia”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz


Judges for the 26th Annual Competition were:

Gerald Boyd, metropolitan editor,  The New York Times

Howard Bray, director, Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, University of Maryland

Ricardo Chavira, Washington correspondent,  Time Magazine

Rita Ciolli, national correspondent,  Newday, and an APF Fellow 1983

Deborah Howell, Washington bureau chief,  Newhouse News Service

Geneva Overholser, executive editor,  The Des Moines Register

Ellen Warren, White House correspondent,  Knight-Rider Newspapers

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.