1984: Famine in Africa

Ozier Muhammad/Newsday




Josh Friedman ’68

Josh Friedman, fellow reporter Dennis Bell, and photographer Ozier Muhammad of Newsday sparked an international outcry and won an International Reporting Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for their eye-opening reports on widespread hunger in Africa. 


Newsday — Dec. 23, 1984

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“The Struggle to Survive: Drought Afflicts 21 Countries; Millions Despair of Food”


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