- 1947 Pulitzer Prize
The following are the
Pulitzer Prizes for 1947.
The Baltimore Sun" for its series of articles by Howard M. Nortondealing with the administration of unemployment compensation in Maryland, resulting in convictions and pleas of guilty in criminal court of 93 persons.
Frederick Woltmanof the " New York World-Telegram" for his articles during 1946 on the infiltration of Communism in the U.S.
Brooks Atkinsonof " 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 Gilmoreof Associated Pressfor his correspondence from Moscow in 1946.
** William H. Grimes of "
The Wall Street Journal" for his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
** Vaughn Shoemaker of the "
Chicago Daily News" for his cartoon, "Still Racing His Shadow".
** 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
All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.
** No award given.
** "Scientists Against Time" by
James Phinney Baxter3rd.
*Biography or Autobiography:
** "The Autobiography of William Allen White" by
William Allen White.
** "Lord Weary's Castle" by
** "Symphony No. 3" by
Charles Ivesfirst performed by Lou Harrisonand Chamber Orchestra in New York, April, 1946.
pecial Awards and Citations
Columbia Universityand 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.
* [http://www.pulitzer.org/cgi-bin/year.pl?year=1947&FormsButton1=Show+Winners Pulitzer Prize winners for 1947] .
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