From the Pulitzer timeline: 1964
1964 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

(No Award)
(No Award)
Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town by Sumner Chilton Powell (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
Biography or Autobiography
John Keats by Walter Jackson Bate (Harvard Univ. Press)
At The End Of The Open Road by Louis Simpson (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
General Nonfiction
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter (Random)
(No Award)

Special Citations

Special Awards and Citations - Journalism
Gannett Newspapers
A special citation for their program, "The Road To Integration," a distinguished example of the use of a newspaper group's resources to complement the work of its individual newspapers.

Pulitzer Prize Board

The board overseeing the prizes

Press Releases

No press releases are currently recorded for this year.


Public Service
St. Petersburg (FL) Times
For its aggressive investigation of the Florida Turnpike Authority which disclosed widespread illegal acts and resulted in a major reorganization of the State's road construction program.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Norman C. Miller of The Wall Street Journal
For his comprehensive account of a multi-million dollar vegetable oil swindle in New Jersey.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
James V. Magee and Albert V. Gaudiosi, reporters, and Frederick Meyer, photographer, of The Philadelphia Bulletin
For their expose of numbers racket operations with police collusion in South Philadelphia, which resulted in arrests and a cleanup of the police department.
National Reporting
Merriman Smith of United Press International
For his outstanding coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
International Reporting
Malcolm W. Browne and David Halberstam of Associated Press and The New York Times, (respectively)
For their individual reporting of the Viet Nam war and the overthrow of the Diem regime.
Editorial Writing
Hazel Brannon Smith of Lexington (MS) Advertiser
For steadfast adherence to her editorial duty in the face of great pressure and opposition.
Editorial Cartooning
Paul Conrad of The Denver Post
For his editorial cartooning during the past year
Robert H. Jackson of Dallas Times-Herald
For his photograph of the murder of Lee Oswald by Jack Ruby.