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Historian Suggests Revoking 'New York Times' Pulitzer

A history professor hired by The New York Times recommends that a 1932 Pulitzer Prize awarded to Times journalist Walter Duranty should be rescinded. Duranty received the prize for articles he wrote covering Josef Stalin’s transformation of the Soviet Union. NPR's Melissa Block talks with professor Mark von Hagen.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.