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Lifetime Achievement Award

Samuel L. Jackson Highlights His Journey To Fame In Inspring Speech

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Black Voices

Samuel L. Jackson’s success as a world-renowned actor and film producer was celebrated Sunday when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the...

Celia Cruz To Be Honored With Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 13 Years After Her Death

Remezcla | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 01.15.2016 | Latino Voices

After scoring an 80-part novela on Telemundo (which you can watch in its entirety here, by the way), Celia Cruz will now be honored with a Recording A...

Salman Rushdie Receives The Mailer Prize For Lifetime Achievement

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Salman Rushdie is this year's recipient of the Mailer Prize for lifetime achievement. The author of "Midnight's Children," ''The Sat...

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Why Jennifer Coolidge Steals Every Scene | James Thilman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment

"I'm so vain, all I could think was I should have stopped at 'American Pie,'" said Jennifer Coolidge, after watching a clip reel of highlights from he...

Grumpy Cat Wins Big-Time Award.. Doesn't Care At All

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.17.2013 | Good News

On Tuesday, comedian Michael Ian Black hosted "The Friskies" -- an award show that recognizes the internet's favorite cat-lebrities. Of course, th...

Philip Levine Is Awarded $100,000 Poetry Prize

Michael Hafftka | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

Philip Levine, the former United States poet laureate who spent his formative years writing poetry between shifts as an autoworker in Detroit, has been awarded the Academy of American Poets' Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement.

Dick Van Dyke: And That's the Way It Isn't

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 01.24.2013 | Weird News
Andrew J. Lederer

Now, Cronkite, by all accounts, was a fine dancer and would no doubt have performed a credible "Put on a Happy Face." But could you imagine Dick tripping over the anchor desk while reporting the death of a president?

Univision Anchors Maria Elena Salinas and Jorge Ramos To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Emmys | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Nominees were announced this morning for the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS)....

Barbara Walters Gives Touching Speech In Honor Of Bill Geddie

Posted 06.23.2012 | TV

Barbara Walters has presented Bill Geddie with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 15 years of work on 'The View" at the Daytime Emmys. "When we ...

Meet Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Kate Adie | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Reporting from war zones in Bosnia, Kuwait, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, covering disasters in Bangladesh, massacres in Rwanda and the siege of the I...

The Betty White Effect

Marc E. Agronin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Marc E. Agronin

Turning 40, it seems, doesn't have the cachet of near 90. Suddenly, not only is Betty White cool, but actually being old is cool.

Pritzker Military Library Literature Award Announced

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on June 21, 2011 10:16 AM | Posted 08.21.2011 | Home

World War II historian Carlo D’Este has won the 2011 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. At the...

Remembering Sydney Lumet's Elegance

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Lumet was drawn to and inspired artistically by the diversity of New York City, its many ethnic neighborhoods, its art and its crime, its sophistication and its corruption, its beauty and its ugliness.

Julian Barnes Wins David Cohen Prize For Literature

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Author Julian Barnes, whose novels include Flaubert's Parrot and England, England, has been presented with the David Cohen Prize for Literature....

Sonny Mehta To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Bookseller | Katie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair...

George Beverly Shea, 102 Years Old, To Receive Lifetime Grammy Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kim Lawton Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Prominent Gospel singer and longtime Billy Graham associate George Beverly Shea will receive a Lifetime Ac...

The Diary: Traveling to Jerusalem

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Returning from abroad, the atmosphere in Britain strikes one as bitter and confused and at times morose and elegiac.

Put Donald T. Sterling's NAACP Award on Hold

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The absurdity of giving this award to a man who in word, deed, and symbol is the diametric opposite of everything the nation's premier civil rights group stands for and has fought for is enough to draw a gag.