The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize those who persevere in acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society. Video of the awards event at the National Press Club, Washington,DC, April 25, 2012 (continue reading for more information and additional videos):
The Ridenhour Prizes memorialize the spirit of fearless truth-telling that whistleblower and investigative journalist Ron Ridenhour reflected throughout his extraordinary life and career.
Earlier post: The 2012 Ridenhour Prizes
Full video of the Ridenhour Prizes event is also posted here.
More information, including videos of the introducers’ and winners’ speeches, is available on the individual winner pages:
Ridenhour Documentary Film Prize — Semper Fi: Always Faithful
Ridenhour Book Prize — The Black Banners by Ali H. Soufan
The Ridenhour Courage Prize — Rep. John Lewis