Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists

The winners of the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize were announced April 22, 2005. In the category of History the winner was Geoffrey R.… read more

The winners of the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize were announced April 22, 2005.

In the category of History the winner was Geoffrey R. Stone, for Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism (W.W. Norton & Company). The finalists were: Richard J. Evans, for The Coming of the Third Reich (Penguin Press); Max Frankel, for High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis (Presidio Press / Ballantine Books); Richard Steven Street, for Beasts of the Field: A Narrative History of California Farmworkers, 1769-1913 (Stanford University Press); and Alfred F. Young, for Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier (Alfred A. Knopf).

In the category of Biography the winner was Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, for de Kooning: An American Master (Alfred A. Knopf). The finalists were: Ron Chernow, for Alexander Hamilton (Penguin Press); Stephen Greenblatt, for Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (W.W. Norton & Company); Richard Rhodes, for John James Audubon: The Making of an American (Alfred A. Knopf); and Michael J. Ybarra, for Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt (Steerforth Press). close

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First Aired:
May 01, 2005 | 6:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 01, 2005 | 6:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2