Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People (2018, Oren Rudavsky, USA, 85 min, in English)
Joseph Pulitzer began as a penniless Jewish immigrant from Hungary and grew into one of America’s most admired and feared media figures. His popular New York newspaper The World maintained powerful journalistic and artistic ideals through its ascent. Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People tells the story of the founder of the Pulitzer Prize who spoke of “fake news” and the importance of freedom of the press over a century ago. Narrated by Adam Driver, with the voice of Pulitzer performed by Liev Schreiber.
Valley Premiere, co-sponsored by Mount Holyoke History Dept; Comparative Literature (UMass); and Journalism (UMass)
Introduction by Catherine Portuges (UMass)
The director, Oren Rudavsky, and on-camera expert Daniel Czitrom (Mount Holyoke) will be present for discussion.