"James Murray Kempton" was an influential United States/American journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1985 and won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award in List of winners of the National Book Award#Current/category Contemporary Affairs for The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York versus Lumumba Shakur, et al.
[http://www.nationalbook.org/nba1974.html "National Book Awards – 1974"]. National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-03-09. There was a "Contemporary" or "Current" award category from 1972 to 1980.
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