1941

Winners of the Journalism Pulitzer Prize


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1941 - CorrespondenceAmerican news reporters in the war zones of EuropeAsia and Africa from the beginning of the present war.In place of an individual Pulitzer Prize for foreign correspondence, the Trustees approved the recommendation of the Advisory Board that a bronze plaque or scroll be designed and executed to recognize and symbolize the public services and the individual achievements of American news reporters in the war zones of Europe, Asia and Africa from the beginning of the present war.
1941 - Editorial CartooningJacob BurckChicago Daily TimesJacob Burck, Chicago Daily Times, "for 'If I Should Die Before I Wake'"
1941 - Editorial WritingReuben MauryNew York Daily NewsReuben Maury, New York Daily News, "for his distinguished editorial writing during the year"
1941 - Public ServiceSt. Louis Post Dispatch (Staff)St. Louis Post DispatchSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, "for its successful campaign against the city smoke nuisance."
1941 - ReportingWestbrook PeglerNew York World TelegramWestbrook Pegler of the New York World-Telegram for his articles on scandals in the ranks of organized labor, which led to the exposure and conviction of George Scalise, a labor racketeer.
1941 - Special CitationsNew York Times (Staff)New York TimesThe New York Times, for the public educational value of its foreign news report, exemplified by its scope, by excellence of writing and presentation and supplementary background information, illustration, and interpretation


Winners of the Letters, Drama and Music Pulitzer Prize



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