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VERMONT HUMANITIES COUNCIL: ‘The State of Marriage’ Documentary to be shown in Montpelier

February 2, 2016

Held in conjunction with the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative, the screening will be followed by a discussion panel including the film’s director Jeff Kaufman, State Representative Bill Lippert, marriage equality activist Sherry Corbin, David Moats of The Rutland Herald, and others. Moats won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for his editorials on the Civil Unions debate in Vermont.

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THE CLARION-LEDGER: Who’s Afraid …? Not New Stage in 1966 or 2016

February 2, 2016

There’s one more milestone marked with this show: the Pulitzer Prize’s 100th anniversary in 2016. In a Friday pre-show program, New Stage will host David A. Crespy, president of the Edward Albee Society for a dialogue, “Albee, Woolf and the Pulitzer,” 6:30 p.m. Friday. In 1963, the Pulitzer board rejected the Pulitzer Prize committee’s recommendation of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” for Best Play, and didn’t award a drama prize that year.

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