Charlie LeDuff is an American journalist who contributed to the 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series ?How Race Is Lived in America? and has also received a Meyer Berger Award for distinguished writing about New York City. He has been a staff reporter at ?The New York Times? since 1995 and is now a member of the Los Angeles bureau.
Leduff starred in a ten-part television series of participatory journalism called Only in America for Discovery Times where he embedded himself into a variety of subcultures from fight clubs to the real 8 Mile Road rap scene. He also starred in and narrated a documentary on the British channel, BBC4. The documentary was called United Gates of America in which Charlie experienced life in a California gated community.
Leduff is the author of two books, ?U.S. Guys: The True and Twisted Mind of the American Man? and ?Work and Other Sins?.
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