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The Troubles at King/Drew

The following were submitted for Pulitzer Prize consideration in the Public Service category.

  • King Drew Solutions: Utility Rail Topper
  • About the series

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || About the series || ++++++++++++++++++++ Four Times reporters and a photographer spent a year systematically examining long-troubled Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, founded with high aspirations after the Watts riots. This series, in five parts, covers the...

  • King Drew Photo Gallery - Solutions

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Gallery || ++++++++++++++++++++ King/Drew Aftermath

  • King Drew Flash Gallery Day 1

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Day 1 || ++++++++++++++++++++ Deep trouble (Flash)

  • King Drew Day 2 Flash

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Day 2 || ++++++++++++++++++++ The myth of poverty (Flash)

  • King Drew Day 3 Flash

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Day 3 || ++++++++++++++++++++ Unheeded warnings (Flash)

  • King Drew Day 4 Flash

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Day 4 || ++++++++++++++++++++ Broad failure (Flash)

  • Day 5

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||  Day 5 || ++++++++++++++++++++ Timidity at the top (Flash)

  • Deadly errors and politics betray a hospital's promise
    Deadly errors and politics betray a hospital's promise

    A Times investigation finds King/Drew far more dangerous than the public knows. Community pride, timid county leadership stand in the way of a remedy.

  • Underfunding is a myth, but the squandering is real
    Underfunding is a myth, but the squandering is real

    For a public hospital, King/Drew is flush. But it spends millions on employees' odd injury claims, lavish doctor pay and workers who don't show up.

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