The 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winners

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A posthumous special citation to Hank Williams for his craftsmanship as a songwriter who expressed universal feelings with poignant simplicity and played a pivotal role in transforming country music into a major musical and cultural force in American life.

Jett Williams and Carolyn Tate


Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, presents the late Hank Williams' 2010 Special Citation to Jett Williams, daughter of Hank Williams (left), and Carolyn Tate of the Country Music Hall of Fame (right).