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 earlier deployments with Santos, 32, in Iraq.

Post date: Sun, 2011-03-06 20:38
Topics: Alumni news

The foundation’s fellows for 2011, and their research topics.

Post date: Fri, 2010-12-17 12:40
Topics: Foundation news

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 American Baseball.

Post date: Wed, 2010-09-29 15:52
Topics: Alumni news

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. To read Dwight Garner's book review, go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/29/books/29book.html.

Post date: Wed, 2010-09-29 15:31
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The foundation’s fellows for 2010, and their research topics.

Post date: Sun, 2009-11-08 17:48
Topics: Foundation news

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