Awards & Winners

1946 Pulitzer Prize

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1946 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Correspondence

Arnaldo Cortesi

(For distinguished correspondence during the year 1945, as exemplified by his reports from Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse

Honored for : State of the Union
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Leo Sowerby

Honored for : The Canticle of the Sun
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Scranton Times

(For its fifteen-year investigation of judicial practices in the United States District Court for the middle district of Pennsylvania, resulting in removal of the District Judge and indictment of many others.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Hodding Carter

(For a group of editorials published during the year 1945 on the subject of racial, religious and economic intolerance, as exemplified by the editorial 'Go for Broke.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Bruce Russell

(For 'Time to Bridge That Gulch.')
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Linnie Marsh Wolfe

Honored for : Son of the wilderness
Pulitzer Prize for History

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Honored for : The Age of Jackson
Pulitzer Prize for Reporting

William L. Laurence

(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.)
Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting - International

Homer Bigart

(For his distinguished reporting during the year 1945 from the Pacific war theatre.)
Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting - National

Edward A. Harris

(For his articles on the Tidewater Oil situation which contributed to the nation-wide opposition to the appointment and confirmation of Edwin W. Pauley as Undersecretary of the Navy.)