Pulitzer-winner Kendrick Lamar just made history
2018-04-16 00:00:00


JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, recipientsof the Pulitzer Prize were announced today,(1)
JUDY WOODRUFF:正如我们早些时候报道的那样,今天宣布了普利策奖的获得者,

and they included winners in literature, music,and the arts.(2)
他们还包括文学,音乐和艺术的获奖者。

Jeffrey Brown is with us from Boston to runthrough some of them.(3)
杰弗里布朗和我们一起从波士顿跑过去。

JUDY WOODRUFF: Hi, Jeff.(4)
JUDY WOODRUFF:嗨,杰夫。

JEFFREY BROWN: Hi, Judy.(5)
杰弗里布朗:嗨,朱迪。

JUDY WOODRUFF: So, winner in music, a bigsurprise, Kendrick Lamar.(6)
JUDY WOODRUFF:所以,音乐的赢家,肯德里克·拉马尔的惊喜。

JEFFREY BROWN: Yes, that is a really big surprise,Judy.(7)
杰弗瑞布朗:是的,朱迪,这真是一个巨大的惊喜。

As you know, the Pulitzer Prize in music almostalways has gone to someone in the world of(8)
正如你所知道的,普利策音乐奖几乎总是给了世界上的某个人

contemporary classical music.(9)
当代古典音乐。

Twice, it has gone to some jazz greats, butthat didn't even happen until 1997.(10)
两次,它已经去了一些爵士乐的伟人,但直到1997年才发生。

The first was Wynton Marsalis.(11)
第一个是Wynton Marsalis。

And then in 2007 was the great Ornette Coleman.(12)
然后在2007年是伟大的Ornette Coleman。

But here we have Kendrick Lamar from the worldof popular music, for one, and, even more,(13)
但在这里,我们有来自流行音乐世界的肯德里克·拉马尔(Kendrick Lamar),还有一位,

rap music, which has never happened before.(14)
说唱音乐,这从来没有发生过。

So, it's quite interesting.(15)
所以,这很有趣。

There's no question about his bona fides asone of the great wordsmiths and musicians(16)
毫无疑问,他的善意是一个伟大的词汇和音乐家

of popular music today, but it is very interestingto think about the values of music and what's(17)
的流行音乐,但想想音乐的价值和内容是非常有趣的

being honored by something like the Pulitzer.(18)
被普利策这样的人所尊敬。

It's quite new.(19)
这是相当新的。

Of course, it happened -- one analogy we couldthink is Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize(20)
当然,它发生了 - 我们可以想到的一个比喻是鲍勃迪伦获得诺贝尔奖

a couple of years ago.(21)
几年前。

Quite controversial.(22)
颇有争议。

He was getting the prize for literature asa poet, but here he was a musician and folk(23)
他作为诗人获得文学奖,但在这里他是一位音乐家和民间艺术家

singer.(24)
歌手。

Kendrick Lamar is certainly a musician, certainlydoing music, but this is quite new for the(25)
肯德里克拉马尔当然是一位音乐家,当然在做音乐,但这对于音乐来说是相当新的

Pulitzers.(26)
普利策奖。

JUDY WOODRUFF: Well, I confess I'm a fan ofKendrick Lamar, so good for him.(27)
JUDY WOODRUFF:呃,我承认我是Kendrick Lamar的粉丝,对他很好。

Now, Jeff, there were some other interestingwinners, writers, other categories of the(28)
现在,杰夫还有其他一些有趣的获奖者,作家,其他类别的人

Pulitzer Prize.(29)
普利策奖。

Tell us about a couple of those.(30)
告诉我们其中的一些。

JEFFREY BROWN: Now, I can tell you about afew of them.(31)
杰弗里布朗:现在,我可以告诉你其中的一些。

The winner in poetry was Frank Bidart.(32)
诗歌的赢家是弗兰克·比达特。

Frank is a very renowned elder statesman atthis point.(33)
弗兰克在这一点上是一位非常有名的老政治家。

And he won for his -- it's called "Half-light,"and it's collected poems.(34)
他赢得了他的称号 - “半光”,并收集了诗歌。

And so this is clearly honoring him for manydecades of wonderful work.(35)
所以这显然是为了表彰他几十年来的出色工作。

He's best known for his dramatic monologues,longer poems in which he sort of uses a dramatic(36)
他最出名的是他的戏剧性独白,其中有些戏剧性的长诗

character, sometimes a real character, andputs it into poetic form.(37)
性格,有时是一个真实的人物,并将其置于诗意的形式。

The winner in nonfiction, some of our "NewsHour"viewers will remember because I interviewed(38)
非小说类的获奖者中,我们的一些“新闻小时”观众会记得因为我采访过

him, James Forman Jr.(39)
他,詹姆斯福尔曼

It's for long "Locking Up Our Own."(40)
这是很长的“锁定我们自己”。

It's about crime and punishment in America,and very timely look at many kinds of issues,(41)
这是关于美国的犯罪和惩罚问题,并且非常及时地审视各种问题,

particularly around race, involving the criminaljustice system.(42)
特别是在涉及刑事司法系统的种族问题上。

And in the world of biography, this one interestedme.(43)
而在传记的世界里,这个人对我感兴趣。

The book is "Prairie Fires."(44)
这本书是“草原火灾”。

The winner is Caroline Fraser.(45)
获胜者是卡罗琳弗雷泽。

It's a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder.(46)
这是Laura Ingalls Wilder的传记。

And this is the little home on the prairiebook.(47)
这是草原书上的小家。

So, a lot of people have read these books.(48)
所以,很多人都读过这些书。

I have been reading it myself.(49)
我一直在阅读它自己。

It's framing Laura Ingalls Wilder, but ina much larger picture about the settlement(50)
这是构筑劳拉英格尔斯怀尔德,但在一个关于解决更大的图片

of the American West, of course, the prairieand the pioneers on the prairie.(51)
当然是美国西部的大草原和草原上的先驱者。

JUDY WOODRUFF: Thank you very much.(52)
JUDY WOODRUFF:非常感谢。

A reminder that these Pulitzers extend beyondjournalism to so many areas of culture and(53)
提醒人们,这些普利策族超越新闻事业,延伸到文化和社会的许多领域

our life.(54)
我们的生活。

Jeffrey Brown, thank you.(55)
杰弗里布朗,谢谢。

JEFFREY BROWN: Thanks, Judy.(56)
杰弗里布朗:谢谢,朱迪。


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