Dale Maharidge

Dale Maharidge is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and author. He has been a professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and has written extensively on issues of poverty, working-class life, and the aftermath of war. His notable works include 'And Their Children After Them,' which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1990, and 'Journey to Nowhere: The Saga of the New Underclass,' a book that inspired Bruce Springsteen to write two songs for his album 'The Ghost of Tom Joad.'


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  1. 1. And Their Children After Them

    This Pulitzer Prize-winning book explores the lives of the American working class during the 1980s. It provides a detailed and poignant account of the struggles and hardships faced by the families in the Rust Belt region, as they grapple with job loss, poverty, and a rapidly changing economic landscape. The narrative follows the authors as they travel across the country, interviewing and photographing the individuals and communities affected by these changes, offering an intimate portrait of the American working class during a time of significant transition and turmoil.