From the Pulitzer timeline: 1966
1966 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter (Harcourt)
(No Award)
The Life of the Mind in America by the late Perry Miller (Harcourt)
Biography or Autobiography
A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger
Selected Poems by Richard Eberhart (New Directions)
General Nonfiction
Wandering Through Winter by Edwin Way Teale (Dodd)
Variations for Orchestra by Leslie Bassett
First performed in the United States by Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia on October 22, 1965.

Special Citations

There are no special citations for this time period.

Pulitzer Prize Board

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Press Releases

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Public Service
The Boston Globe
For its campaign to prevent confirmation of Francis X Morrissey as a Federal District Judge in Massachusetts.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Staff of Los Angeles Times
For its coverage of the Watts riots.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
John Anthony Frasca of Tampa (FL) Tribune
For his investigation and reporting of two robberies that resulted in the freeing of an innocent man.
National Reporting
Haynes Johnson of Washington Evening Star
For his distinguished coverage of the civil rights conflict centered about Selma, Ala., and particularly his reporting of its aftermath.
International Reporting
Peter Arnett of Associated Press
For his coverage of the war in Vietnam.
Editorial Writing
Robert Lasch of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For his distinguished editorial writing in 1965.
Editorial Cartooning
Don Wright of The Miami News
For "You Mean You Were Bluffing?"
Kyoichi Sawada of United Press International
For his combat photography of the war in Vietnam during 1965.