Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The History of 9/11

As a bit of a follow-up to Pat's comment regarding how much of the history of 9/11 has actually been written, despite the deniers bizarre assertion that only they have looked into it. Courtesy of Wikipedia.

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded for 9/11 and Related Subjects

Public Service
2002: The New York Times, "for a special section published regularly after the September 11th terrorist attacks on America, which coherently and comprehensively covered the tragic events, profiled the victims, and tracked the developing story, locally and globally."

Breaking News Reporting
2002: The Wall Street Journal staff, "for its coverage of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center."

Explanatory Reporting
2002: Staff of The New York Times, "for its informed and detailed reporting, before and after the September 11th attacks on America, that profiled the global terrorism network and the threats it posed."

National Reporting
2002: The Washington Post staff, "for its comprehensive coverage of America's War on Terrorism, which regularly brought forth new information together with skilled analysis of unfolding developments."

International Reporting
2002: Barry Bearak, New York Times, "for his deeply affecting and illuminating coverage of daily life in war-torn Afghanistan."

Breaking News Photography
2002: Staff of The New York Times, "for its coverage of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center."

General Non-Fiction
2005: Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll

2007: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright

Total number of Pulitzer Prizes won by 9/11 deniers... uhh... zero.