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Douglas A. Blackmon

American Forum
Executive Producer
Charlottesville, VA
Douglas A. Blackmon is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer and filmmaker. His first book, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, won the Pulitzer-Prize in 2009. He is currently host and executive producer of the nationally broadcast weekly public television program American Forum, produced at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. Formerly, he was senior national correspondent at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2011 and a member of the staff awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for coverage of the 9/11 attacks. His first film, based on Slavery by Another Name, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. He is the co-author, with former Attorney General Eric Holder, of the upcoming book, Pursuing Justice (2018).