1958

Winners of the Journalism Pulitzer Prize


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1958 - Breaking News ReportingFargo Forum (Staff)Fargo ForumStaff of Fargo (ND) Forum, "for its swift, vivid and detailed news and picture coverage of a tornado which struck Fargo on June 20."
1958 - Editorial CartooningBruce ShanksBuffalo NewsBruce Shanks, Buffalo Evening News, "for 'The Thinker', published on August 10, 1957, depicting the dilemma of union membership when confronted by racketeering leaders in some labor unions"
1958 - Editorial WritingHarry AshmoreArkansas GazetteHarry Ashmore, Arkansas Gazette, "for the forcefulness, dispassionate analysis and clarity of his editorials on the school integration conflict in Little Rock"
1958 - International ReportingNew York Times (Staff)New York TimesStaff of the New York Times, "for its distinguished coverage of foreign news, which was characterized by admirable initiative, continuity and high quality during the year."
1958 - Investigative ReportingGeorge BeveridgeWashington StarGeorge Beveridge, Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), "for his excellent and thought-provoking series, "Metro, City of Tomorrow," describing in depth the urban problems of Washington, D.C., which stimulated widespread public consideration of these problems and encouraged further studies by both public and private agencies."
1958 - National ReportingRelman MorinClark MollenhoffAssociated PressDes Moines RegisterRelman Morin, Associated Press, "for his dramatic and incisive eyewitness report of mob violence on September 23, 1957, during the integration crisis at the Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas."Clark Mollenhoff, Des Moines Register and Tribune, "for his persistent inquiry into labor racketeering, which included investigatory reporting of wide significance."
1958 - PhotographyWilliam C. BeallWashington Daily NewsWilliam C. Beall of the Washington Daily News (Washington, D.C.) for his photograph Faith and Confidence, showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross a street during a parade.
1958 - Public ServiceArkansas Gazette (Staff)Arkansas GazetteArkansas Gazette, "for demonstrating the highest qualities of civic leadership, journalistic responsibility and moral courage in the face of great public tension during the school integration crisis of 1957. "
1958 - Special CitationsWalter LippmannNew York Herald TribuneWalter Lippmann; nationally syndicated columnist of New York Herald Tribune, for the wisdom, perception and high sense of responsibility with which he has commented for many years on national and international affairs.


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