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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1964
Photography: Robert H. Jackson, photographer, Dallas Times-Herald
Letters, Drama, and Music
Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town
by Sumner Chilton Powell (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
Biography or Autobiography
by Walter Jackson Bate (Harvard Univ. Press)
At The End Of The Open Road
by Louis Simpson (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life
by Richard Hofstadter (Random)
Special Awards and Citations - Journalism
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
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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
Albert V. Gaudiosi
, reporters, and
, 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.
Merriman Smith of
United Press International
For his outstanding coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Malcolm W. Browne and David Halberstam of
Associated Press and The New York Times
For their individual reporting of the Viet Nam war and the overthrow of the Diem regime.
Hazel Brannon Smith of
Lexington (MS) Advertiser
For steadfast adherence to her editorial duty in the face of great pressure and opposition.
Paul Conrad of
The Denver Post
For his editorial cartooning during the past year
Robert H. Jackson of
For his photograph of the murder of Lee Oswald by Jack Ruby.