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Some 500 people gathered at The Pierre in New York City to celebrate four champions of a free press at the 2014 Reporters Committee First Amendment Awards Dinner.
Honored for their commitment to the First Amendment and the ideals of a free press were: Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO, WETA; Carol Rosenberg, military affairs correspondent, The Miami Herald; Bruce W. Sanford, partner, BakerHostetler; and Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., chairman and publisher, The New York Times. Dinner co-chairs were Donald A. Baer, worldwide chairman and CEO, Burson-Marsteller, and chairman, Penn Schoen Berland; and Donald E. Graham, chairman and CEO, Graham Holdings Company. Special Guest Speaker was Kathleen Carroll, senior vice president and executive editor, The Associated Press.
For photos and remarks, please go to the 2014 First Amendment Awards Dinner page.
For a look back at the 2012 dinner in Washington, please see the 2012 First Amendment Awards Dinner page.
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