1960

Winners of the Journalism Pulitzer Prize


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1960 - Breaking News ReportingJack NelsonAtlanta Journal ConstitutionJack Nelson, The Atlanta Constitution, "for his reporting of abuses at the Milledgeville Central State Mental Hospital."
1960 - Editorial WritingLenoir ChambersVirginian PilotLenoir Chambers, The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), "for his series of editorials on the school integration problem in Virginia, as exemplified by 'The Year the Schools Closed', published January 1, 1959, and 'The Year the Schools Opened', published December 31, 1959"
1960 - International ReportingA.M. RosenthalNew York TimesA.M. Rosenthal, New York Times, "for his perceptive and authoritative reporting from Poland. Mr. Rosenthal's subsequent expulsion from the country was attributed by Polish government spokesmen to the depth his reporting into Polish affairs, there being no accusation of false reporting."
1960 - Investigative ReportingMiriam OttenbergWashington StarMiriam Ottenberg, Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), "for a series of seven articles exposing a used-car racket in Washington, D.C., that victimized many unwary buyers. The series led to new regulations to protect the public and served to alert other communities to such sharp practices."
1960 - National ReportingVance TrimbleScripps Howard NewspapersVance Trimble, Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance, "for a series of articles exposing the extent of nepotism in the Congress of the United States."
1960 - PhotographyAndrew LopezUnited PressAndrew Lopez of United Press International for his series of four photographs of a corporal, formerly of Dictator Fulgencio Batista's army, who was executed by a Fidel Castro firing squad, the principal picture showing the condemned man receiving last rites.
1960 - Public ServiceLos Angeles Times (Staff)Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times, "for its thorough, sustained and well-conceived attack on narcotics traffic and the enterprising reporting of Gene Sherman, which led to the opening of negotiations between the United States and Mexico to halt the flow of illegal drugs into southern California and other border states."


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