Awards & Winners

William Safire

Date of Birth 17-December-1929
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as William Lewis Safire
Profession Writer, Journalist, Speechwriter, Author
William Lewis Safire was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He was perhaps best known as a long-time syndicated political columnist for the New York Times and the author of "On Language" in the New York Times Magazine, a column on popular etymology, new or unusual usages, and other language-related topics from its inception.

Awards by William Safire

Check all the awards nominated and won by William Safire.


Presidential Medal of Freedom
(Awarded by George W. Bush)


Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
(For commentary on the Bert Lance affair.)

Nominations 1978 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
For commentary on the Bert Lance affair.