Awards & Winners

1964 Pulitzer Prize

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1964 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Richard Hofstadter

Honored for : Anti-intellectualism in American Life
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Tampa Bay Times

(For its aggressive investigation of the Florida Turnpike Authority which disclosed widespread illegal acts and resulted in a major reorganization of the State's road construction program.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Frederick Meyer, James V. Magee, Albert V. Gaudiosi

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For their expose of numbers racket operations with police collusion in South Philadelphia, which resulted in arrests and a cleanup of the police department.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Albert Merriman Smith

(For his outstanding coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

David Halberstam, Malcolm Browne

(For their individual reporting of the Vietnam War and the overthrow of the Diem regime.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Hazel Brannon Smith

(For steadfast adherence to her editorial duty in the face of great pressure and opposition.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Paul Conrad

(For his editorial cartooning during the past year.)
Pulitzer Prize for Photography

Robert H. Jackson

(For his photograph of the murder of Lee Oswald by Jack Ruby.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Walter Jackson Bate

Honored for : John Keats
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Louis Simpson

Honored for : At The End Of The Open Road
Pulitzer Prize for History

Sumner Chilton Powell

Honored for : Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Norman Charles Miller

Honored for : The Wall Street Journal
([Local General or Spot News Reporting] For his comprehensive account of a multi-million dollar vegetable oil swindle in New Jersey.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Gannett Company

(Award was given to newspapers owned by Gannett Company. A special citation for their program, "The Road To Integration," a distinguished example of the use of a newspaper group's resources to complement the work of its individual newspapers.)