Awards & Winners

1960 Pulitzer Prize

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1960 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Allen Drury

Honored for : Advise and Consent: A Novel of Washington Politics
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Elliott Carter

Honored for : String Quartet No. 2
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Gene Sherman

Honored for : Los Angeles Times
(For its thorough, sustained and well-conceived attack on narcotics traffic and the enterprising reporting of Gene Sherman, which led to the opening of negotiations between the United States and Mexico to halt the flow of illegal drugs into southern California and other border states.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Miriam Ottenberg

([Local Reporting - No Edition Time] For a series of seven articles exposing a used-car racket in Washington, D.C., that victimized many unwary buyers. The series led to new regulations to protect the public and served to alert other communities to such sharp practices.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Vance Trimble

(For a series of articles exposing the extent of nepotism in the Congress of the United States.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

A. M. Rosenthal

(For his perceptive and authoritative reporting from Poland. Mr. Rosenthal's subsequent expulsion from the country was attributed by Polish government spokesmen to the depth his reporting into Polish affairs, there being no accusation of false reporting.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Lenoir Chambers

(For his series of editorials on the school integration problem in Virginia, as exemplified by 'The Year the Schools Closed,' published January 1, 1959, and 'The Year the Schools Opened,' published December 31, 1959.)
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

Andrew Lopez

(For his series of four photographs of a corporal, formerly of Dictator Batista's army, who was executed by a Castro firing squad, the principal picture showing the condemned man receiving last rites.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Samuel Eliot Morison

Honored for : John Paul Jones
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

W. D. Snodgrass

Honored for : Heart's Needle
Pulitzer Prize for History

Margaret Leech

Honored for : In the Days of McKinley
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Jack Nelson

Honored for : The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
([Local Reporting Edition Time] For the excellent reporting in his series of articles on mental institutions in Georgia.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Garrett Mattingly

Honored for : The Armada
(It is a first class history and a literary work of high order.)