30th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1995

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1995 Fellowship Winners

Seven journalists have been selected for the 30th 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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Don Baker

Richmond Bureau Chief, The Washington Post

“Legacy of Brown vs. Board of Education”

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Anna Husarska

Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Contributing Editor, The New Republic
“Russia Faces West: The Last Revolution”

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Joel Millman

Associate Editor, Forbes Magazine

“Middle Class: African & Caribbean Emigrants and Their Role in Rebuilding Urban America”

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Kay Mills

Freelance Writer & Author, Santa Monica, CA

“Faces of Head Start”

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Randy Olson (L) and Doug Root (R)

Freelance Photograper and Freelance Writer, Pittsburgh, PA

“Managing AIDS in the 1990s: A Family Struggle”

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Corinne Schmidt

Freelance Writer, Lima Peru

“The Cocaine Trade and the Destruction of the Rain Forest”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz


Judges for the 30th Annual Competition were:

George Anthan, Washington Bureau Chief,  Des Moines Register

Sandy Close, Editor, Pacific News Service

Charlotte Hall, Director of Long Island Marketing and former Assistant Managing Editor,  Newsday

Stephen Hess, Author and Writer, The Brookings Institution

Kathy Kiely, Washington Bureau Chief,  Huston Post

Jose Lopez, Photographer,  The New York Times

Michael Massing, Freelance Writer in New York Cith and former APF Fellow

Jacqueline Thomas, Washington Bureau Chief,  Detroit News

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.