From the Pulitzer timeline: 1947
1947 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren (Harcourt)
(No Award)
Scientists Against Time by James Phinney Baxter 3rd (Little)
Biography or Autobiography
The Autobiography of William Allen White by William Allen White (Macmillan)
Lord Weary's Castle by Robert Lowell (Harcourt)
Symphony No. 3 by Charles Ives
First performed by Lou Harrison and Chamber Orchestra in New York, April, 1946.

Special Citations

Special Awards and Citations - Journalism
Columbia University and the Graduate School of Journalism
For their efforts to maintain and advance the high standards governing the Pulitzer Prize awards (Pulitzer centennial year).

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For its unswerving adherence to the public and professional ideals of its founder and its constructive leadership in the field of American journalism.

Pulitzer Prize Board

The board overseeing the prizes

Press Releases

No press releases are currently recorded for this year.


Public Service
Baltimore Sun
For its series of articles by Howard M. Norton dealing with the administration of unemployment compensation in Maryland, resulting in convictions and pleas of guilty in criminal court of 93 persons.
Frederick Woltman of New York World-Telegram
For his articles during 1946 on the infiltration of Communism in the U.S.
Brooks Atkinson of The New York Times
For distinguished correspondence during 1946, as exemplified by his series of articles on Russia.
Telegraphic Reporting (National)
Edward T. Folliard of The Washington Post
For his series of articles published during 1946 on the Columbians, Inc..
Telegraphic Reporting (International)
Eddy Gilmore of Associated Press
For his correspondence from Moscow in 1946.
Editorial Writing
William H. Grimes of The Wall Street Journal
For his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
Editorial Cartooning
Vaughn Shoemaker of Chicago Daily News
For his cartoon, "Still Racing His Shadow."
Arnold Hardy, amateur photographer of Atlanta, GA
For his photo of a woman falling from a burning hotel, distributed by the AP.