The 1995 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Spot News Photography

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For a distinguished example of spot news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, Three thousand dollars ($3,000).

Awarded to Carol Guzy of The Washington Post for her series of photographs illustrating the crisis in Haiti and its aftermath.


Carol Guzy is presented with the 1995 Pulitzer Prize by Columbia University President George Rupp.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Denis Farrell of the Associated Press for his aerial-view photograph of hundreds of South Africans lined up to vote in the country's first all-race elections, and David Leeson of The Dallas Morning News for his photograph of a Texas family moving through chest-high flood waters, a group he ultimately led to safety.