From the Pulitzer timeline: 1967
1967 Winners


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Fixer by Bernard Malamud (Farrar)
A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West by William H. Goetzmann (Knopf)
Biography or Autobiography
Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain by Justin Kaplan (Simon & Schuster)
Live or Die by Anne Sexton (Houghton)
General Nonfiction
The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis (Cornell Univ. Press)
Quartet No. 3 by Leon Kirchner
First performed by the Beaux Arts Quartet in Town Hall, January 27, 1967.

Special Citations

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Public Service
Milwaukee Journal
For its successful campaign to stiffen the law against water pollution in Wisconsin, a notable advance in the national effort for the conservation of natural resources.

Louisville Courier-Journal
For its successful campaign to control the Kentucky strip mining industry, a notable advance in the national effort for the conservation of natural resources.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Robert V. Cox of Chambersburg (Pennsylvania) Public Opinion
For his vivid deadline reporting of a mountain manhunt that ended with the killing of a deranged sniper who had terrorized the community.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
Gene Miller of Miami Herald
Whose initiative and investigative reporting helped to free two persons wrongfully convicted of murder.
National Reporting
Stanley Penn and Monroe Karmin of The Wall Street Journal
For their investigative reporting of the connection between American crime and gambling in the Bahamas.
International Reporting
R. John Hughes of The Christian Science Monitor
For his thorough reporting of the attempted Communist coup in Indonesia in 1965 and the purge that followed in 1965-66.
Editorial Writing
Eugene Patterson of The Atlanta Constitution
For his editorials during the year.
Editorial Cartooning
Patrick B. Oliphant of The Denver Post
For "They Won't Get Us To The Conference Table...Will They?" Published February 1, 1966.
Jack R. Thornell of Associated Press, New Orleans bureau
For his picture of the shooting of James Meredith in Mississippi by a roadside rifleman.