John Seigenthaler

History & Heritage
9:32 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Gene Graham: Murray State's First Distinguished Alumnus

pultitzer.org

The Distinguished Alumni Award is Murray State University’s highest accolade for graduates. Fifty years ago, the university issued the first of these awards to Gene Graham. In that same year, Graham was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and was a Harvard Nieman Fellow. Gary Pitts looked into the life and work of Murray State’s first Distinguished Alumnus.

 

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