The 1997 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Editorial Cartooning

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For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, Five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Awarded to Walt Handelsman of The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, La.


Columbia University President, George Rupp (left), presents Walt Handelsman with the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Chip Bok of the Akron Beacon Journal, and Jeff MacNelly of the Chicago Tribune.