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:

Post date: Wed, 2010-09-29 15:31
Topics: Alumni news

The foundation’s fellows for 2010, and their research topics.

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