1947 Pulitzer Prize


1947 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1947.

Journalism Awards

*Public Service:
** "The Baltimore Sun" for its series of articles by Howard M. Norton dealing with the administration of unemployment compensation in Maryland, resulting in convictions and pleas of guilty in criminal court of 93 persons.
*Reporting:
** Frederick Woltman of the "New York World-Telegram" for his articles during 1946 on the infiltration of Communism in the U.S.
*Correspondence:
** Brooks Atkinson of "The New York Times" for distinguished correspondence during 1946, as exemplified by his series of articles on Russia
*Telegraphic Reporting (National):
** Edward T. Folliard of "The Washington Post" for his series of articles published during 1946 on the Columbians, Inc.
*Telegraphic Reporting (In ternational):
** Eddy Gilmore of Associated Press for his correspondence from Moscow in 1946.
*Editorial Writing:
** William H. Grimes of "The Wall Street Journal" for his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
*Editorial Cartooning:
** Vaughn Shoemaker of the "Chicago Daily News" for his cartoon, "Still Racing His Shadow".
*Photography:
** Arnold Hardy, amateur photographer of Atlanta, Georgia. For his photo of woman leaping from a hotel to escape a fire, distributed by the AP.

Letters, Drama and Music Awards


*Novel:
** "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.
*Drama:
** No award given.
*History:
** "Scientists Against Time" by James Phinney Baxter 3rd.
*Biography or Autobiography:
** "The Autobiography of William Allen White" by William Allen White.
*Poetry:
** "Lord Weary's Castle" by Robert Lowell.
*Music:
** "Symphony No. 3" by Charles Ives first performed by Lou Harrison and Chamber Orchestra in New York, April, 1946.

pecial Awards and Citations

*Journalism:
** Columbia University and the Graduate School of Journalism (Pulitzer centennial year.) Columbia University and the Graduate School of Journalism for their efforts to maintain and advance the high standards governing the Pulitzer Prize awards. The "St. Louis Post-Dispatch", for its unswerving adherence to the public and professional ideals of its founder and its constructive leadership in the field of American journalism.

External links

* [http://www.pulitzer.org/cgi-bin/year.pl?year=1947&FormsButton1=Show+Winners Pulitzer Prize winners for 1947] .


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