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From the Pulitzer timeline: 1974
Feature Photography: "Burst of Joy" Slava Veder, photographer, Associated Press
Letters, Drama, and Music
The Americans: The Democratic Experience
by Daniel J. Boorstin (Random)
Biography or Autobiography
O'Neill, Son and Artist
by Louis Sheaffer (Little)
by Robert Lowell (Farrar)
The Denial of Death
by the late
by Donald Martino
A chamber music piece commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and first performed May 15, 1973 a Alice Tully Hall, New York City, by Speculum Musicae.
Special Awards and Citations - Music
For his life's work as a distinguished American composer.
Pulitzer Prize Board
The board overseeing the prizes
No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
, Garden City, NY
For its definitive report on the illicit narcotic traffic in the United States and abroad, entitled, "The Heroin Trail."
Local General or Spot News Reporting
Arthur M. Petacque and Hugh F. Hough of
For uncovering new evidence that led to the reopening of efforts to solve the 1966 murder of Valerie Percy.
Local Investigative Specialized Reporting
William Sherman of
New York Daily News
For his resourceful investigative reporting in the exposure of extreme abuse of the New York Medicaid program.
Jack White of
Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin
For his initiative in exclusively disclosing President Nixon's Federal income tax payments in 1970 and 1971.
James R. Polk of
For his disclosure of alleged irregularities in the financing of the campaign to re-elect President Nixon in 1972.
Hedrick Smith of
The New York Times
For his coverage of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe in 1973.
Edwin A. Roberts Jr. of
For his commentary on public affairs during 1973.
Emily Genauer of
For her critical writing about art and artists.
F. Gilman Spencer
, Trenton, NJ, editor
For his courageous campaign to focus public attention on scandals in New Jersey's state government.
Paul Szep of
The Boston Globe
For his editorial cartooning during 1973.
Spot News Photography
. Roberts, a free-lance photographer of Beverly Hills, CA
For his picture series, "Fatal Hollywood Drama," in which an alleged kidnapper was killed.
Slava Veder of
For his picture of the return of an American prisoner of war from captivity in North Vietnam.