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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1972
Music: "Windows" Jacob Druckman, composer
Letters, Drama, and Music
Angle of Repose
by Wallace Stegner (Doubleday)
Neither Black Nor White
by Carl N. Degler (Macmillan)
Biography or Autobiography
Eleanor and Franklin
by Joseph P. Lash (Norton)
by James Wright (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945
by Barbara W. Tuchman (Macmillan)
by Jacob Druckman
Premiered by the Chicago Symphony on March 16, 1972 at Orchestra Hall, Chicago.
There are no special citations for this time period.
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The New York Times
For the publication of the Pentagon Papers.
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Richard Cooper and John Machacek of
Rochester (NY) Times-Union
For their coverage of the Attica, New York prison riot.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
Timothy Leland, Gerard M. O'Neill, Stephen A. Kurkjian and Ann Desantis of
The Boston Globe
For their exposure of widespread corruption in Somerville, Massachusetts.
, a syndicated columnist
For his reporting of American policy decision-making during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.
Peter R. Kann of
The Wall Street Journal
For his coverage of the Indo Pakistan War of 1971.
Mike Royko of
Chicago Daily News
For his columns during 1971.
Frank Peters Jr. of
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
For his music criticism during 1971.
John Strohmeyer of
Bethlehem (PA) Globe-Times
For his editorial campaign to reduce racial tensions in Bethlehem.
Jeffrey K. MacNelly of
For his editorial cartooning during 1971.
Spot News Photography
Horst Faas and Michel Laurent of
For their picture series, "Death in Dacca."
Dave Kennerly of
United Press International
For his dramatic photographs of the Vietnam War in 1971.