No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
For its three-year campaign against entrenched power and corruption, with resultant reforms in Panama City and Bay County.
Local Reporting; Edition Time
Robert D. Mulllins of Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT
For his resourceful coverage of a murder and kidnapping at Dead Horse Point, Utah.
Local Reporting; No Edition Time
George Bliss of Chicago Tribune
For his initiative in uncovering scandals in the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, with resultant remedial action.
Nathan G. Caldwell and Gene S. Graham of Nashville Tennessean
For their exclusive disclosure and six years of detailed reporting, under great difficulties, of the undercover cooperation between management interests in the coal industry and the United Mine Workers.
Walter Lippmann of New York Herald Tribune Syndicate
For his 1961 interview with Soviet Premier Khrushchev, as illustrative of Lippmann's long and distinguished contribution to American journalism.
Thomas M. Storke of Santa Barbara (CA) News-Press
For his forceful editorials calling public attention to the activities of a semi-secret organization known as the John Birch Society.
Edmund S. Valtman of The Hartford Times
For "What You Need, Man, Is a Revolution Like Mine," published on August 31, 1961.
Paul Vathis of Associated Press, Harrisburg, PA, bureau
For the photograph, "Serious Steps," published April 22, 1961.