Published by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, April 2011. Natalia Manzurova was a 35-year-old nuclear engineer in Russia when she was assigned to be part of the clean-up crew at the Chernobyl plant in northern Ukraine, the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. She experienced the noxious effects of nuclear power firsthand. On the 25th anniversary of the disaster, Manzurova shares her story and her advice to the people of Japan following the Fukushima catastrophe.
Fourteen instructional segments on video shooting and editing techniques commissioned by the Pulitzer Center, YouTube, Sony Vaio and Intel for the 2010 Project Report competition. Anchored by Christina Paschyn.
Published by the Pulitzer Center, Sept. 2010. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) speaks on the connection between the Sudanese government in Khartoum and the Lord’s Resistance Army, what the international community can do to facilitate the arrests of war crime criminals and more.
Published by the Pulitzer Center, June 2010. Ashley Judd and Karl Hofmann of Population Services International discuss the need for family planning for the world’s growing population.
Published by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, May 2010. Hundreds of thousands of women worldwide continue to die annually from preventable and treatable pregnancy-related complications. Many of these deaths are rooted in societal ills like gender violence and child marriage.
General Scott Gration, the president’s special envoy for Sudan, testified May 12 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Published by the Pulitzer Center, May 2010. Just returned from travels to East Africa, Gration delivered a message of urgency. While plans to improve Sudan’s security situation in time for the January 2011 referendum on Southern independence lag behind schedule, success is still possible if the international community takes immediate action.
Published by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, April 2010. Koor Garang is one of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan. Forced to flee the country as a child, Garang eventually moved to the U.S. In this interview, Garang discusses his return to Sudan, the dire health situation there, and the upcoming referendum in which South Sudan will vote on whether to secede from the North.