Awards & Winners

1958 Pulitzer Prize

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1958 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

James Agee

Honored for : A Death in the Family
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Ketti Frings

Honored for : Look Homeward, Angel
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Samuel Barber

Honored for : Vanessa
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Arkansas Gazette

(For demonstrating the highest qualities of civic leadership, journalistic responsibility and moral courage in the face of great public tension during the school integration crisis of 1957.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

George D. Beveridge

([Local Reporting - No Edition Time] For his excellent and thought-provoking series, Metro, City of Tomorrow, describing in depth the urban problems of Washington, D.C., which stimulated widespread public consideration of these problems and encouraged further studies by both public and private agencies.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Clark R. Mollenhoff

(For his persistent inquiry into labor racketeering, which included investigatory reporting of wide significance.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Relman Morin

(For his dramatic and incisive eyewitness report of mob violence on September 23, 1957, during the integration crisis at the Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

The New York Times

(For its distinguished coverage of foreign news, which was characterized by admirable initiative, continuity and high quality during the year.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Harry Ashmore

(For the forcefulness, dispassionate analysis and clarity of his editorials on the school integration conflict in Little Rock.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Bruce Shanks

(For 'The Thinker,' published on August 10, 1957, depicting the dilemma of union membership when confronted by racketeering leaders in some labor unions.)
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

William C. Beall

(For his photograph Faith and Confidence, showing a policeman patiently reasoning with two-year-old boy trying to cross a street during a parade.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Douglas S. Freeman

Honored for : George Washington: A Biography
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Robert Penn Warren

Honored for : Promises: Poems, 1954-1956
Pulitzer Prize for History

Bray Hammond

Honored for : Banks and Politics in America
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

(For its swift, vivid and detailed news and picture coverage of a tornado which struck Fargo on June 20. Proceeding under considerable difficulty and overcoming many handicaps, a small but skilled staff put out a complete tornado edition within five hours after the disaster.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Walter Lippmann

(For the wisdom, perception and high sense of responsibility with which he has commented for many years on national and international affairs.)