The 1996 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished commentary, Three thousand dollars ($3,000).

Awarded to E.R. Shipp of New York Daily News for her penetrating columns on race, welfare and other social issues.


E.R. Shipp receiving the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary from George Rupp, Columbia University President.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Herb Caen of the San Francisco Chronicle for his columns about life in San Francisco and beyond, and Dorothy Rabinowitz of The Wall Street Journal for her columns effectively challenging key cases of alleged child abuse.