No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
Newsday, Garden City, NY
For its three-year investigation and exposure of secret land deals in eastern Long Island, which led to a series of criminal convictions, discharges and resignations among public and political officeholders in the area.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Thomas Fitzpatrick of Chicago Sun-Times
For his article about the violence of youthful radicals in Chicago, "A Wild Night's Ride With SDS."
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
Harold Eugene Martin of Montgomery Advertiser and Alabama Journal
For his expose of a commercial scheme for using Alabama prisoners for drug experimentation and obtaining blood plasma from them.
William J. Eaton of Chicago Daily News
For disclosures about the background of Judge Clement F. Haynesworth Jr., in connection with his nomination for the United States Supreme Court.
Seymour M. Hersh of Dispatch News Service, Washington, DC
For his exclusive disclosure of the Vietnam War tragedy at the hamlet of My Lai.
Marquis W. Childs of St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For distinguished commentary during 1969.
Ada Louise Huxtable of The New York Times
For distinguished criticism during 1969.
Philip L. Geyelin of The Washington Post
For his editorials during 1969.
Thomas F. Darcy of Newsday, Garden City, NY
For his editorial cartooning during 1969.
Spot News Photography
Steve Starr of Associated Press, Albany (NY) Bureau
For his news photo taken at Cornell University, "Campus Guns."
Dallas Kinney of Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, FL
For his portfolio of pictures of Florida migrant workers, "Migration to Misery."