1955 - Investigative Reporting

Year1955
CategoryInvestigative Reporting
WinnersRoland Kenneth Towery
Motivation / Winning WorkRoland Kenneth Towery, Cuero Record (Texas), "for his series of articles exclusively exposing a scandal in the administration of the Veterans' Land Program in Texas. This 32-year-old World War II veteran, a former prisoner of the Japanese, made these irregularities a state-wide and subsequently a national issue, and stimulated state action to rectify conditions in the land program."
Winning PublicationsCuero Record
PrizeJournalism