Awards & Winners

1952 Pulitzer Prize

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1952 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Herman Wouk

Honored for : The Caine Mutiny
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Joseph Kramm

Honored for : The Shrike
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Gail Kubik

Honored for : Symphony Concertante
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

(For its investigation and disclosures of wide spread corruption in the Internal Revenue Bureau and other departments of the government.)
Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting

George De Carvalho

(For his stories of a ransom racket extorting money from Chinese in the United States for relations held in Red China.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Anthony Leviero

(For his exclusive article of April 21, 1951, disclosing the record of conversations between President Truman and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur at Wake Island in their conference of October, 1950.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

John M. Hightower

(For the sustained quality of his coverage of news of international affairs during the year.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Louis LaCoss

(For his editorial entitled, 'The Low Estate of Public Morals.')
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Fred L. Packer

(For 'Your Editors Ought to Have More Sense Than to Print What I Say!')
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

John Robinson, Don Ultang

(For their sequence of 6 pictures of the Drake-Oklahoma A & M football game of October 20, 1951, in which player Johnny Bright's jaw was broken.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Merlo J. Pusey

Honored for : Charles Evans Hughes
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Marianne Moore

Honored for : Collected Poems
Pulitzer Prize for History

Oscar Handlin

Honored for : The Uprooted
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Max Kase

(For his exclusive exposures of bribery and other forms of corruption in the popular American sport of basketball, which exposures tended to restore confidence in the game's integrity.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

The Kansas City Star

(For the news coverage of the great regional flood of 1951 in Kansas and Northwestern Missouri-a distinguished example of editing and reporting that also gave the advance information that achieved the maximum of public protection.)