Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Historian James M. McPherson to Get $100K Prize!

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Historian James M. McPherson to Receive First Pritzker Military Library Award for Lifetime Achievement

$100,000 Award to be Presented at October 6, 2007 Gala in Chicago

CHICAGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ — James M. McPherson, whose outstanding
historical work on the American Civil War has placed him among the top
writers of our time, has been selected to receive the first-ever Pritzker
Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military
Writing. The $100,000 honorarium, citation and medallion, sponsored by the
Chicago-based Tawani Foundation, will be presented at the Library’s
black-tie Liberty Gala on October 6th at Chicago’s Drake Hotel (140 E.
Walton Place). The announcement was made today via world-wide webcast by
the Library’s founder and CEO, James N. Pritzker at


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