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Rich Read

Reporter for the Oregonian

Richard Read, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, covers economics and international affairs for The Oregonian. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 1999 for a series that dramatized the global effects of the Asian financial crisis through the movement of a container of french fries from a Washington-state farm to a McDonald's restaurant in Singapore. In 2001 he was one of four reporters on a team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for stories on the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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Aftershock: A Report From Japan

Rich Read
Motoya Nakamura

Aftershock: A Report From JapanOn March 11, Japan was struck by a magnitude-9 earthquake, the most powerful quake to hit the country in recorded history. This is a rare and timely opportunity to experience the stories and images of this terrible tragedy direct from the front lines. Read More ››



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