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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1965
Drama: "The Subject Was Roses" by Frank D. Gilroy (theatre playbill)
Letters, Drama, and Music
The Keepers Of The House
by Shirley Ann Grau (Random)
The Subject Was Roses
by Frank D. Gilroy
The Greenback Era
by Irwin Unger (Princeton Univ. Press)
Biography or Autobiography
Henry Adams, three volumes
by Ernest Samuels (Harvard Univ. Press)
77 Dream Songs
by John Berryman (Farrar)
O Strange New World
by Howard Mumford Jones (Viking)
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Hutchinson (KS) News
For its courageous and constructive campaign, culminating in 1964, to bring about more equitable reapportionment of the Kansas Legislature, despite powerful opposition in its own community.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Melvin H. Ruder of
Hungry Horse News
, a weekly in Columbia Falls, MT
For his daring and resourceful coverage of a disastrous flood that threatened his community, an individual effort in the finest tradition of spot news reporting.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
Gene Goltz of
For his expose of government corruption Pasadena, Texas, which resulted in widespread reforms.
Louis M. Kohlmeier of
The Wall Street Journal
For his enterprise in reporting the growth of the fortune of President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family.
J. A. Livingston of
For his reports on the growth of economic independence among Russia's Eastern European satellites and his analysis of their desire for a resumption of trade with the West.
John R. Harrison of
Gainesville (FL) Sun
For his successful editorial campaign for better housing in his city.
Horst Faas of
For his combat photography of the war in South Viet Nam during 1964.