Awards & Winners

1950 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1950 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1950 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1950 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Alfred Bertram Guthrie

Honored for : The Way West
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Joshua Logan, Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers

Honored for : South Pacific
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Gian Carlo Menotti

Honored for : The Consul
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Edwin O. Guthman

(For his series on the clearing of Communist charges of Professor Melvin Rader, who had been accused of attending a secret Communist school.)
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

George Thiem, Roy J. Harris

Honored for : Chicago Daily News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
(For the work of George Thiem and Roy J. Harris, respectively, in exposing the presence of 37 Illinois newspapermen on an Illinois State payroll.)
Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting

Meyer Berger

(For his 4,000 word story on the mass killings by Howard Unruh in Camden, N.J.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Edmund Stevens

(For his series of 43 articles written over a three-year residence in Moscow entitled, 'This Is Russia Uncensored.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Carl M. Saunders

(For distinguished editorial writing during the year.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

James T. Berryman

(For 'All Set for a Super-Secret Session in Washington.')
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

Bill Crouch

(For his picture, Near Collision at Air Show.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Samuel Flagg Bemis

Honored for : John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks

Honored for : Annie Allen
Pulitzer Prize for History

Oliver Waterman Larkin

Honored for : Art and Life in America