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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1967
Biography: "Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain" by Justin Kaplan (book jacket)
Letters, Drama, and Music
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)
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.
There are no special citations for this time period.
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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.
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
Whose initiative and investigative reporting helped to free two persons wrongfully convicted of murder.
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.
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.
Eugene Patterson of
The Atlanta Constitution
For his editorials during the year.
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
, New Orleans bureau
For his picture of the shooting of James Meredith in Mississippi by a roadside rifleman.