Maurice Sorrell, a photographer for 25 years with Johnson Publications' Ebony and Jet magazines, was presented the sixth Washington Media Award Saturday at the 40th anniversary dinner of the Capital Press Club, the nation's oldest black press organization. WJLA-TV news anchor Renee Poussaint, last year's winner, presented the award to Sorrell in the National Press Club. Georgia State Senator Julian Bond, the keynote speaker, in a critical assessment of the Reagan administration, said that "last Tuesday the evil empire was installed in office for another four years . . . President Reagan assembled a massive coalition of the comfortable, the callous and the smug, who cast their votes for four more years of less for the many and more for the few . . ."
Former Canadian prime minister Pierre Trudeau is to be in town tomorrow to receive the Albert Einstein Peace Prize Foundation Award at a luncheon in the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The award will be presented by former Saturday Review editor Norman Cousins. Former SALT II negotiator Paul Warnke will be the luncheon speaker. There is speculation that Trudeau, who stepped down this year after leading his country since 1968, will give some indication of his future plans . . .