The Race Beat
|The Race Beat|
|Author||Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff|
|Publication date||October 31, 2006|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-679-40381-7 (hardcover)|
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book written in 2006 by journalists Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff. The book is about the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the United States, specifically about the role of newspapers and television. "Race Beat" refers to reporters whose beat reporting covered issues of race.
In 2007, The Race Beat received the Pulitzer Prize for History.
- Jonathan Yardley (November 6, 2006). "Two journalists recall the reporters who covered some of the nation's most hard-fought battles.". The Washington Post. Retrieved on April 15, 2009.
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