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James B. Steele was born on January 3, 1943. Originally from Hutchinson, Kansas, Steele grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. Following graduation from the University of Missouri–Kansas City, he began covering politics, labor, and urban affairs for the Kansas City Times. Known for his investigative journalism and writing, he is an American author and journalist. His longtime collaborator Donald L. Barlett and he have won two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Magazine Awards during their thirty-five years at Time, Vanity Fair, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. There is a common reference to the duo as Barlett and Steele.
1970: James B. Steele began collaborating with Barlett when he joined The Philadelphia Inquirer.
1972: Steele and Barlett pioneered computer-based analysis of violent crime data for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
In 1975: Gerald Loeb Special Award was presented to them for their story "Auditing the IRS.".
1997: As editors-at-large at Time Inc., Barlett and Steele left The Philadelphia Inquirer.
2006: Vanity Fair hired Barlett and Steele as contributing editors on the understanding that they would contribute two articles per year.
2017: The New York Times reported that CNN was hiring Pulitzer Prize winners Steele and Carl Bernstein as contributing editors "to advise the team on their work and executives on hiring."
1985: Forevermore: Nuclear Waste in America. W.W. Norton & Company
1992: America: What Went Wrong?
1994: America: Who Really Pays the Taxes?
1996: America: Who Stole the Dream?
Steele has a daughter and is married. The video artist Lisa Steele lives in Canada with her sister.