Awards & Winners

Samuel G. Freedman

Date of Birth 03-October-1955
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Samuel Freedman
Profession Journalist, Professor, Author
Samuel G. Freedman is an American author and journalist and currently a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has authored six nonfiction books, including Who She Was: A Son's Search for His Mother's Life, a book about his mother's life as a teenager and young woman, and Letters to a Young Journalist. Freedman has also won the National Jewish Book Award in 2000 in the Non-Fiction category for Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry, and his book The Inheritance: How Three Families Moved from Roosevelt to Reagan and Beyond was a finalist for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize. Additionally, he currently writes The New York Times column "On Religion" and formerly wrote The Jerusalem Post column "In the Diaspora." His latest book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights, was published in New York, in August 2013 by Simon & Schuster.

Awards by Samuel G. Freedman

Check all the awards nominated and won by Samuel G. Freedman.


National Jewish Book Award for Fiction
Honored for : Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle For The Soul Of American Jewry


Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction The Inheritance: How Three Families and America Moved from Roosevelt to Reagan and Beyond


Nominations 1990 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Nonfiction Small Victories