Ex-NYT Columnist Anthony Lewis Dies

Anthony Lewis, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and New York Times columnist, died Monday. His wife said he died from complications of renal and heart failure. He was 85. Lewis won his first Pulitzer Prize in 1955 for the Washington Daily News and then won again in 1963 at The New York Times. He wrote the Times’s “Abroad at Home” column from 1969 to 2001, while also teaching at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in addition to a stint lecturing at Harvard from 1974 until 1989. Lewis was the author of the famous nonfiction book Gideon’s Trumpet as well as Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment and Portrait of a Decade: The Second American Revolution, among others. He was also an expert on constitutional law.