Awards & Winners

1963 Pulitzer Prize

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1963 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Barbara W. Tuchman

Honored for : The Guns of August
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

William Faulkner

Honored for : The Reivers
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Samuel Barber

Honored for : Piano Concerto
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Chicago Daily News

(For calling public attention to the issue of providing birth control services in the public health programs in its area.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Anthony Lewis

(For his distinguished reporting of the proceedings of the United States Supreme Court during the year, with particular emphasis on the coverage of the decision in the reapportionment case and its consequences in many of the States of the Union.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Hal Hendrix

(For his persistent reporting which revealed, at an early stage, that the Soviet Union was installing missile launching pads in Cuba and sending in large numbers of MIG-21 aircraft.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Ira B. Harkey Jr.

(For his courageous editorials devoted to the processes of law and reason during the integration crisis in Mississippi in 1962.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Frank Miller

(For a cartoon which showed a world destroyed with one ragged figure calling to another: 'I said we sure settled that dispute, didn't we!')
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

Héctor Rondón

(For his remarkable picture of a priest holding a wounded soldier in the 1962 Venezuelan insurrection: Aid From The Padre. The photograph was distributed by the Associated Press.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Leon Edel

Honored for : Henry James
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

William Carlos Williams

Honored for : Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems
Pulitzer Prize for History

Constance McLaughlin Green

Honored for : Washington, Village and Capital, 1800-1878
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Sylvan Fox, Anthony Shannon, William F. Longgood

Honored for : New York World-Telegram
(For their reporting of an air crash in Jamaica Bay, killing 95 persons on March 1, 1962.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Oscar Griffin, Jr.

([Local Reporting No Edition Time] Who as editor initiated the exposure of the Billie Sol Estes scandal and thereby brought a major fraud on the United States government to national attention with resultant investigation, prosecution and conviction of Estes.)