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Richard J Margolis Award

About Richard J. Margolis

Career Highlights

selected articles

Selected New Leader Columns

Reports & Monographs

Op-Ed Pieces & Book Reviews

 

Past Winners

2016
David Denver Robinson

 

2015
Daniel Hernandez

 

2014
Blaire Briody

 

2013
Patrick Arden

 

2012
Inara Verzemnieks

 

2011
Sabine Heinlein

 

2010
Doug Hunt

 

2009
Joe Wilkins

 

2008
Gabriel Thompson

 

2007
Stephanie Griest

 

2006
Marie myung-ok lee

 

2005
Kisha Lewellyn

 

2004
Nelson smith

 

2003
John Bowe

 

2002
Iyesatta Massaquoi

 

2001
Otis Haschemeyer

 

2000
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

 

1999
Susan Parker

 

1998
Laura Distelheim

 

1997
Julie Lasky

 

1996
E.J. Graff

 

1995
Josip Novakovich

 

1994
Maggie Dubris

 

1993
Judith Levine

 

1992
Richard Manning

 

Selected Articles
  • This is the Year of the Asian Flu, Pageant, 1963, January

  • How to Talk to Famous People, Pageant, 1963, March

  • Do Teaching Machines Really Teach?, Redbook, 1963, September

  • You Need a Psychiatrist If, Pageant, 1964, September

  • The Trouble With Textbooks, Redbook, 1965, March

  • Integration -- The Problems Nobody Talks About, Redbook, 1965, April

  • The Prep School World Adjusts to the Real World, New York Times Magazine, 1969, January 5

  • The Two Nations at Wesleyan University, New York Times Magazine, 1970, Jan. 18

  • FDA: The Sugar-Coated, Polyunresponsive, Indigestible Placebo, Washington Monthly, 1971, Jan.

  • Integration: One Way To Avoid Busing, New York Times, 1972, Aug. 13

  • Indians: A Long List of Grievances, New York Times, 1972, Nov. 12

  • Last Chance for Desegregation, Dissent, 1972, Winter

  • White Philanthropy and the Red Man, Foundation News, 1973, March-April

  • Group Therapy for Runaway Medical Bills, Money Magazine, 1973, May

  • Indian Schools: Is Boosting Enough, New York Times, 1973, July 15

  • The Federal Budget: A Test for Community Foundations, Foundation News, 1973, September/October

  • The Voice of Rural America, New York Times, 1975, Apr. 25

  • The Forgotten Rural Poor, Minneapolis Tribune, 1975, May 5

  • An Open Letter to the Next President, Country Journal, 1976, Nov.

  • Their Daily Bread, Change Magazine, 1976, Nov.

  • National Health Insurance -- The Dream Whose Time Has Come?, New York Times Magazine, 1977, January 9

  • Why 117 Medical Schools Can't Be Right, Change Magazine, 1977, Sep.

  • The New Indian Wars, Foundation News, 1978, May-June

  • The Chicano Education Project, Carnegie Quarterly, 1978, Fall

  • Para Un Nuevo Dia En La Educacion: The Chicano Education Project, Carnegie Quarterly, 1979, Winter

  • Enchanted Evening for Reagan Followers, Boston Globe, 1980, Nov. 6

  • And Then There Was the Citizens Party, Christian Science Monitor, 1980, Nov. 20

  • Rural Returns, Working Papers, 1981, Nov.

  • Voting Rights: The Obvious Takes a Little Longer, Foundation News, 1982, May-June

  • "Small Wonders": Giddyup To City Hall, Foundation News, 1983, Jan.-Feb.

  • Great Expectations, Questionable Results, Foundation News, 1983, Mar.-Apr.

  • Populace and Strangers, Working Papers, 1983, Mar.-Apr.

  • "Small Wonders": Personifying the Playboy Philosophy, Foundation News, 1983, May-Jun.

  • Reagonomics Redux, Working Papers, 1983, May-June

  • "Small Wonders": Moving America Right, Foundation News, 1983, Jul.-Aug.

  • Why Rural America Clings to Its Post Offices, Smithsonian, 1983, July

  • Dousing Flames is Only Part of the Job, Smithsonian, 1983, November

  • Precious Cargoes, The Christian Science Monitor, 1983, Nov. 2

  • "Small Wonders": Just Like Jonas Said, Foundation News, 1984, Jan.-Feb.

  • To Live On This Earth, Foundation News, 1984, Mar.-Apr.

  • Indian Resiliency, The Harvard Crimson, 1984, Mar. 17

  • "Small Wonders": New Mexican Umbrella, Foundation News, 1984, May-Jun.

  • Triple-Source Philanthropy: Coming Soon, Foundation News, 1984, Sep.-Oct.

  • "Small Wonders": The Perfect Fit, Foundation News, 1985, March-April

  • Modest Monuments to Optimism, Rural Electrification, 1985, June

  • Rural Journal: Greyhound Has Left the Driving to Rural People, Rural Electrification, 1985, Sep.

  • "Small Wonders": Will the Patient Live?, Foundation News, 1985, Sep.-Oct.

  • How Hunger Staged A Comeback, Foundation News, 1985, Nov.-Dec.

  • The Postal Service's Anti-Rural Crusade, Rural Electrification, 1985, Dec.

  • Philanthropy's Keeper of the Seal: Carnegie Corporation's Florence Anderson, Foundation News, 1986, Jan.-Feb.

  • Elderly Facing Trying Times, The Scottsdale Progress, 1986, May 10

  • Rural Journal: Homelessness Reaches Back Home, Rural Electrification, 1986, Aug.

  • They Hear America Singing, Foundation News, 1986, Nov.-Dec

  • Rural Journal: Medicaid Misery, Rural Electrification, 1987, Mar.

  • Giving Love a Lift, Community Transportation, 1987, Oct/Nov.

  • Rural Journal: The Bridge Rebellion, Rural Electrification, 1987, Nov.

  • Native Profit: Indians Test the Entrepreneurial Path, Foundation News, 1988, Jan.-Feb.

  • Rural Journal: A Turn for the Worse, Rural Electrification, 1988, Feb.

  • Rural Journal: A Meeting of Nations, Rural Electrification, 1988, May

  • Rural Journal: The Small Town Game, Rural Electrification, 1988, Sep.

  • Rural Journal: This Land Is My Land, Rural Electrification, 1989, Apr.

  • Rural Journal: Mirrors of Rural Life, Rural Electrification, 1989, Jul.

  • Small Town Hospitals, In Failing Health, Washington Post, 1989, Aug. 28

  • Checkup for the Nation's Rural Hospitals, Smithsonian, 1989, September

  • Rural Journal: Ever Hopeful in Kansas, Rural Electrification, 1989, Nov.

  • Rural Journal: The Insulting West, Rural Electrification, 1990, Feb.

  • The Origins of the Poverty Line: When "Poor" is not Poor Enough, The Aging Connection, 1990, April-May

  • The Elderly Poor Are Punished for Aging, Boston Globe, 1990, Apr. 8

  • Rural Journal: Let Grief Be Unconfined, Rural Electrification, 1990, Jun.

  • Rural Journal: Puritan Subsidies, Rural Electrification, 1991, Apr.

  • The Healing Touch: How Kidney Dialysis Came To Rural Georgia, Rural Electrification, 1991, Jun.