Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele are contributing editors of Vanity Fair and the nation's most honored investigative reporting team. They have worked together for more than three decades, first at the Philadelphia Inquirer, then at Time Magazine, and now at Vanity Fair. The American Journalism Review has called them "almost certainly the best team in the history of investigative journalism." Their work has earned them virtually every major national journalism award including two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Magazine Awards. Barlett and Steele have explored a wide range of topics from the health care crisis to the influence of money in politics. They are the authors of seven books, including the number one New York Times best-seller America: What Went Wrong? Their most recent book, Critical Condition: How Health Care In America Became Big Business and Bad Medicine (Doubleday, 2004), has received widespread critical acclaim.
Funders for Exposé: America's Investigative Reports include: Anderson Family Charitable Fund, The Jacob Burns Foundation, The Betsy & Jesse Fink Foundation, Philip Harper, Park Foundation, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, Bernard & Irene Schwartz, and Tracy & Eric Semler.