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Nicholas Kristof
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof is a journalist who has co-written four best-selling books with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn. In 1990, they won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, making them the first couple to win a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. Kristof is currently a columnist for The New York Times, which he joined in 1984. He has lived on four continents and reported on six, and has traveled through more than 150 countries as well as all 50 states, every Chinese province and every main Japanese island. His books include “China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power,” “Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia,” “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” and his latest work, “A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity” (Knopf); several of them have inspired PBS documentaries. The documentary film “Reporter,” which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, was made by trailing Kristof during his travels as a journalist through Rwanda, Burundi and eastern Congo.