No press releases are currently recorded for this year.
Anchorage Daily News
For reporting about the high incidence of alcoholism and suicide among native Alaskans in a series that focused attention on their despair and resulted in various reforms.
General News Reporting
Staff of Louisville Courier-Journal
For its exemplary initial coverage of a bus crash that claimed 27 lives and its subsequent thorough and effective examination of the causes and implications of the tragedy.
Bill Dedman of The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
For his investigation of the racial discrimination practiced by lending institutions in Atlanta, reporting which led to significant reforms in those policies.
David Hanners -reporter, William Snyder -photographer, and Karen Blessen -artist
For their special report on a 1986 airplane crash, the follow-up investigation, and the implications for air safety.
Edward Humes of Orange County Register
For his in-depth reporting on the military establishment in Southern California.
Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele of The Philadelphia Inquirer
For their 15-month investigation of "rifle shot" provisions in the Tax Reform Act of 1986, a series that aroused such widespread public indignation that Congress subsequently rejected proposals giving special tax breaks to many politically connected individuals and businesses.
Bill Keller of The New York Times
For resourceful and detailed coverage of events in the U.S.S.R.
Glenn Frankel of The Washington Post
For sensitive and balanced reporting from Israel and the Middle East.
David Zucchino of The Philadelphia Inquirer
For his richly compelling series, "Being Black in South Africa."
Clarence Page of Chicago Tribune
For his provocative columns on local and national affairs.
Michael Skube of News and Observer, Raleigh, NC
For his writing about books and other literary topics.
Lois Wille of Chicago Tribune
For her editorials on a variety of local issues.
Jack Higgins of Chicago Sun-Times
Spot News Photography
Ron Olshwanger, free-lance photographer
For a picture published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of a firefighter giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a child pulled from a burning building.
Manny Crisostomo of Detroit Free Press
For his series of photographs. depicting student life at Southwestern High School in Detroit.