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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1942
Photography: "Ford Strikers Riot" Milton Brooks, photographer, Detroit News
Letters, Drama, and Music
In This Our Life
by Ellen Glasgow (Harcourt)
Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865
by Margaret Leech (Harper)
Biography or Autobiography
Crusader in Crinoline
by Forrest Wilson (Lippincott)
The Dust Which Is God
by William Rose Benet (Dodd)
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Los Angeles Times
For its successful campaign which resulted in the clarification and confirmation for all American newspapers of the right of free press as guaranteed under the Constitution.
Stanton Delaplane of
San Francisco Chronicle
For his articles on the movement of several California and Oregon counties to secede to form a forty ninth state.
Carlos P. Romulo of
For his observations and forecasts of Far Eastern developments during a tour of the trouble centers from Hong Kong to Batavia.
Telegraphic Reporting (National)
Louis Stark of
The New York Times
For his distinguished reporting of important labor stories during the year.
Telegraphic Reporting (International)
Laurence Edmund Allen of
For his stories of the activities of the British Mediterranean Fleet, written as an accredited correspondent attached to the fleet.
Geoffrey Parsons of
New York Herald Tribune
For his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
Herbert Lawrence Block of
For "British Plane."
Milton Brooks of
The Detroit News
For his photo entitled, "Ford Strikers Riot."