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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1966
Photography: Kyoichi Sawada, photographer, United Press International (portrait)
Letters, Drama, and Music
by Katherine Anne Porter (Harcourt)
The Life of the Mind in America
by the late
Biography or Autobiography
A Thousand Days
by Arthur M. Schlesinger
by Richard Eberhart (New Directions)
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.
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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
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.
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.
Peter Arnett of
For his coverage of the war in Vietnam.
Robert Lasch of
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For his distinguished editorial writing in 1965.
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.