From the Pulitzer timeline: 1932
1932 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (John Day)
Of Thee I Sing by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin
My Experiences in the World War by John J. Pershing (Stokes)
Biography or Autobiography
Theodore Roosevelt by Henry F. Pringle (Harcourt)
The Flowering Stone by George Dillon (Viking)

Special Citations

There are no special citations for this time period.

Pulitzer Prize Board

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Press Releases

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Public Service
Indianapolis News
For its successful campaign to eliminate waste in city management and to reduce the tax levy.
W.C. Richards, D.D. Martin, J.S. Pooler, F.D. Webb and J.N.W. Sloan of Detroit Free Press
For their account of the parade of the America Legion during the 1931 convention in Detroit.
Charles G. Ross of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For his article entitled, "The Country's Plight -- What Can Be Done About It?" -- a discussion of economic situation of the United States.

Walter Duranty of The New York Times
For his series of dispatches on Russia especially the working out of the Five Year Plan.
Editorial Writing
(No Award)
Editorial Cartooning
John T. McCutcheon of Chicago Tribune
For "A Wise Economist Asks a Question."