For their series examining race relations in Boston, a notable exercise in public service that turned a searching gaze on some the city's most honored institutions including The Globe itself.
For her investigation of rape and sexual assault in the Prince George's County, Maryland, Detention Center.
For reporting which proved the innocence of a man convicted of rape.
For their investigation of the University of Arizona Athletic Department.
For articles on Boston's transit system.
For stories on the destruction of the Blue Coal Company by men with ties to organized crime.
For their reports on conditions in the Farview (Pa.) State Hospital for the mentally ill.
For uncovering widespread abuses in Federal housing programs in Chicago and exposing shocking conditions at two private Chicago hospitals.
For its disclosures of local police corruption and dilatory law enforcement, resulting in a cleanup of both the Police Department and the office of the County Prosecutor.
For his resourceful investigative reporting in the exposure of extreme abuse of the New York Medicaid program.
For uncovering the large financial resources of Boys Town, Nebraska, leading to reforms in this charitable organization's solicitation and use of funds contributed by the public.
For their exposure of widespread corruption in Somerville, Massachusetts.
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.
For his expose of a commercial scheme for using Alabama prisoners for drug experimentation and obtaining blood plasma from them.
For their campaign against fraud and abuse of power within the St. Louis Steamfitters Union, Local 562.
For the social document he wrote in his investigation of the life and the murder of Linda Fitzpatrick.
Whose initiative and investigative reporting helped to free two persons wrongfully convicted of murder.
For his investigation and reporting of two robberies that resulted in the freeing of an innocent man.
For his expose of government corruption Pasadena, Texas, which resulted in widespread reforms.
For their investigation into production problems and mismanagement at the Hughes Aircraft Company's Tucson plant.
For "Making It Fly," his account of the new Boeing 757 jetliner. (Moved by the Board to the Feature Writing category.)
For his series "The Forsaken," a tragic portrait of the failure of mental health care in America.
For their series on illegal and dangerous operations in the coal industry.
For his series on abuses in Kentucky's coroner system.
For their series which exposed the U.S. Navy's cover-up of circumstances surrounding the deaths of seamen aboard ship and which led to significant reforms in naval procedures. (Moved by the Board to the Public Service category.)
For their series "Key West: Smugglers' Island."
For their series on accident swindlers.
For investigation of a Long Island sewer scandal.
For expose of shoddy waste disposal practices.
For investigation of the handling of local murders.