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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

 

Op-Ed Pieces & Book Reviews

Selected Op-Ed Pieces

  • Where Have All the Mobile Homes Gone?, Washington Post, 11-26-1972

  • Saturday's Children: We Hit a Live Nerve, New York Times, 2-4-1973

  • Daycar Cuts: Woe for the Working Mother, New York Times, 4-1-1973

  • Help Me Not To Hate My Parents, New York Times, 5-6-1973

  • A Long List of Grievances, New York Times, 11-12-1973

  • Stun Guns, Bean Bags and Dum Dums, Washington Post, 12-8-1974

  • Nix Pix of Stix As Hix, New York Times, 4-26-1975

  • To Recapture Rural America for Liberalism, New York Times, 2-9-1981

  • Government Quietly Killing Rural Post Offices, The Lincoln Star, 12-14-1985

  • Cost Per Life: $22,000, New York Times, 3-8-1991

Selected Book Reviews

  • Clash of Cultures: "Crazy Horse and Custer" by Steven E. Ambrose, Bookletter, 1-19-1976

  • The Second Exodus: Review of "World of our Fathers" by Irving Howe, Bookletter, 2-2-1976

  • "Riding the Earthboy 40" by James Welch, Bookletter, 4-12-1976

  • Please Pass the Health: "Medical Nemesis: the Expropriation of Health" by Ivan Illich, Bookletter, 6-21-1976

  • Jewish Dynasty: Review of "The Thirteenth Tribe" by Arthur Koestler, Bookletter, 11-13-1976

  • When Push Comes to Shove: "The Fall of Public Man" by Richard Sennett, Bookletter, 1-31-1977

  • Roosevelt's Rex: "Roosevelt's Revolution: The First Year" by Rexford G. Tugwell, Bookletter, 2-28-1977

  • "Framed" By the Evening News: Media Images of the New Left: "The Whole World Is Watching" by Todd Gitlin, The Chronicle of Higher Education, November, 1980.

  • Sometimes Something Seems To Work:"No Ceasefires" by Edwin L. Cobb, New York Times, 2-3-1985

  • Government Was the Solution: "Franklin D. Roosevelt" editd by Otis Graham, Jr. and Meghan Robinson Wander and "A Caring Society" by Irving Bernstein, New York Times, 6-16-1985

  • The Buzzards Above, the Cane Below: "Big Sugar" by Alec Wilkinson, New York Times, 9-17-1989