1963

Winners of the Journalism Pulitzer Prize


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1963 - Breaking News ReportingSylvan FoxAnthony ShannonWilliam LonggoodNew York World Telegram And SunSylvan Fox, Anthony Shannon, William Longgood, New York World-Telegram and Sun "for their reporting of an air crash in Jamaica Bay, killing 95 persons on March 1, 1962."
1963 - Editorial CartooningFrank MillerDes Moines RegisterFrank Miller, Des Moines Register, "for a cartoon which showed a world destroyed with one ragged figure calling to another: 'I said we sure settled that dispute, didn't we!'"
1963 - Editorial WritingIra B. Harkey Jr.Pascagoula ChronicleIra B. Harkey Jr., Pascagoula Chronicle, "for his courageous editorials devoted to the processes of law and reason during the integration crisis in Mississippi in 1962"
1963 - International ReportingHal HendrixMiami NewsHal Hendrix, Miami News, "for his persistent reporting which revealed, at an early stage, that the Soviet Union was installing missile launching pads in Cuba and sending in large numbers of MIG-21 aircraft."
1963 - Investigative ReportingOscar Griffin Jr.Pecos Independent And EnterpriseOscar Griffin, Jr., Pecos Independent and Enterprise, "who as editor initiated the exposure of the Billie Sol Estes scandal and thereby brought a major fraud on the United States government to national attention with resultant investigation, prosecution and conviction of Estes."
1963 - National ReportingAnthony LewisNew York TimesAnthony Lewis, New York Times, "for his distinguished reporting of the proceedings of the United States Supreme Court during the year, with particular emphasis on the coverage of the decision in the reapportionment case and its consequences in many of the States of the Union."
1963 - PhotographyHéctor RondónLa RepublicaHéctor Rondón of La República (Caracas, Venezuela), for his remarkable picture of a priest holding a wounded soldier in the 1962 El Porteñazo insurrection in Venezuela: Aid From The Padre. The photograph was distributed by the Associated Press.
1963 - Public ServiceChicago Daily News (Staff)Chicago Daily NewsChicago Daily News, "for calling public attention to the issue of providing birth control services in the public health programs in its area."


Winners of the Letters, Drama and Music Pulitzer Prize



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