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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1947
Novel: "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren (book jacket)
Letters, Drama, and Music
All the King's Men
by Robert Penn Warren (Harcourt)
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 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
No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
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
For his correspondence from Moscow in 1946.
William H. Grimes of
The Wall Street Journal
For his distinguished editorial writing during the year.
Vaughn Shoemaker of
Chicago Daily News
For his cartoon, "Still Racing His Shadow."
, amateur photographer of Atlanta, GA
For his photo of girl leaping to death in hotel fire, distributed by the AP.