1953

Winners of the Journalism Pulitzer Prize


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1953 - Breaking News ReportingProvidence Journal (Staff)Providence JournalEditorial Staff of Providence (RI) Journal and Evening Bulletin, "for their spontaneous and cooperative coverage of a bank robbery and police chase leading to the capture of the bandit."
1953 - Editorial CartooningEdward D. KuekesPlain DealerEdward D. Kuekes, The Plain Dealer, "for 'Aftermath'"
1953 - Editorial WritingVermont C. RoysterWall Street JournalVermont Connecticut Royster, The Wall Street Journal, "for distinguished editorial writing during the year"
1953 - International ReportingAustin WehrweinMilwaukee Journal SentinelAustin Wehrwein, Milwaukee Journal, "for a series of articles on Canada."
1953 - Investigative ReportingEdward J. MoweryNew York World Telegram And SunEdward J. Mowery, New York World-Telegram & Sun, "for his reporting of the facts which brought vindication and freedom to Louis Hoffner."
1953 - National ReportingDon WhiteheadAssociated PressDon Whitehead, Associated Press, "for his article called 'The Great Deception,' dealing with the intricate arrangements by which the safety of President-elect Eisenhower was guarded en route from Morningside Heights in New York to Korea."
1953 - PhotographyWilliam M. GallagherFlint JournalWilliam M. Gallagher of the Flint (Mich.) Journal for Ex-Governor Adlai E. Stevenson, a photo of Adlai Stevenson with a hole in his shoe taken during the 1952 Presidential Campaign.
1953 - Public ServiceTabor City Tribune (Staff)Whiteville News Reporter (Staff)Tabor City TribuneWhiteville News ReporterWhiteville News Reporter (North Carolina, semi-weekly) and Tabor City Tribune (NC, weekly), "for their successful campaign against the Ku Klux Klan, waged on their own doorstep at the risk of economic loss and personal danger, culminating in the conviction of over one hundred Klansmen and an end to terrorism in their communities."
1953 - Special CitationsNew York Times (Staff)New York TimesThe New York Times, for the section of its Sunday newspaper edited by Lester Markel and headed, "Review of the Week," which for seventeen years has brought enlightenment and intelligent commentary to its readers.


Winners of the Letters, Drama and Music Pulitzer Prize



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