No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal and Sentinel
For coverage of environmental problems, as exemplified by a successful campaign to block strip mining operation that would have caused irreparable damage to the hill country of northwest North Carolina.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Staff of Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
For its coverage of the Kent State University tragedy on May 4, 1970.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
William Jones of Chicago Tribune
For exposing collusion between police and some of Chicago's largest private ambulance companies to restrict service in low income areas, leading to major reforms.
Lucinda Franks and Thomas Powers of United Press International
For their documentary on the life and death of a 28-year-old revolutionary Diana Oughton: "The Making of a Terrorist."
Jimmie Lee Hoagland of The Washington Post
For his coverage of the struggle against apartheid in the Republic of South Africa.
William A. Caldwell of The Record, Hackensack, New Jersey
For his commentary in his daily column.
Harold C. Schonberg of The New York Times
For his music criticism during 1970.
Horance G. Davis Jr. of The Gainesville (FL) Sun
For his editorials in support of the peaceful desegregation of Florida's schools.
Paul Conrad of Los Angeles Times
For his editorial cartooning during 1970.
Spot News Photography
John Paul Filo of Valley Daily News and Daily Dispatch, Tarentum and New Kensington, PA
For his pictorial coverage of the Kent State University tragedy on May 4, 1970.
Jack Dykinga of Chicago Sun-Times
For his dramatic and sensitive photographs at the Lincoln and Dixon State Schools for the Retarded in Illinois.