For his articles during 1946 on the infiltration of Communism in the U.S.
For his eye-witness account of the atom-bombing of Nagasaki and his subsequent ten articles on the development, production, and significance of the atomic bomb.
For a news story published on August 12, 1943, which saved the life of a two-year-old girl in the Lutheran Hospital of New York City by obtaining penicillin.
For his graphic story of how a U.S. Navy Pharmacist's Mate under enemy waters in a submarine performed an operation for appendicitis saving a sailor's life.
For his articles on the movement of several California and Oregon counties to secede to form a forty ninth state.
For his articles on scandals in the ranks of organized labor, which led to the exposure and conviction of George Scalise, a labor racketeer.
For his expose of the frauds perpetrated by Federal Judge Martin T. Manton, who resigned and was tried and imprisoned.
For his series of articles on alleged intimidation of workers for the Works Progress Administration in Pennsylvania and Kentucky during an election. The articles were published in The New York World-Telegram.
For his series of articles, supported by photostats of the essential documents, exposing the one-time membership of Mr. Justice Hugo L. Black in the Ku Klux Klan.
For their coverage of science at the tercentenary of Harvard University.
For his exclusive story revealing that the Charles A. Lindbergh family was leaving the United States to live in England.
For his series of articles on the international yacht races.
For his account of the lynching of the kidnappers, John M. Holmes and Thomas H. Thurmond in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 26, 1933 after they had been jailed for abducting Brooke Hart, a merchant's son.
For his prompt, full, skillful and prolonged coverage of news of the kidnapping of the infant son of Charles Lindbergh on March 1, 1932, from the first announcement of the kidnapping until after the discovery of the baby's body nearby the Lindbergh home on May 12.
For their account of the parade of the America Legion during the 1931 convention in Detroit.
For his work in connection with a murder in Amarillo, Texas.
For his reports by radio of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.
For his highly effective work in bringing to light a situation which resulted in revealing the disposition of Liberty Bonds purchased and distributed by the Continental Trading Company in connection with naval oil leases.
For the inquiry leading to the impeachment of Judge George W. English of the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Illinois.
For his work in connection with the story of the trapping in Sand Cave, Kentucky, of Floyd Collins.
For their service toward the solution of the murder of Robert Franks, Jr., in Chicago on May 22, 1924, and the bringing to justice of Nathan F. Leopold and Richard Loeb.
For his reports of the proceedings of the convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Cambridge Mass., in December, 1922.
For the series of articles written during the national coal strike in the winter of 1919.
For series of articles exposing abuses in and leading to the reform of the New Jersey State prison.