Awards & Winners

1968 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1968 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1968 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1968 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

William Styron

Honored for : The Confessions of Nat Turner
Pulitzer Prize for Music

George Crumb

Honored for : Echoes of Time and the River
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

The Press-Enterprise

(For its expose of corruption in the courts in connection with the handling of the property and estates of an Indian tribe in California, and its successful efforts to punish the culprits.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

J. Anthony Lukas

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For the social document he wrote in his investigation of the life and the murder of Linda Fitzpatrick.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Nick Kotz

(For his reporting of unsanitary conditions in many meat packing plants, which helped insure the passage of the Federal Wholesome Meat Act of 1967.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Howard James

(For his series of articles, 'Crisis in the Courts'.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Alfred Friendly

(For his coverage of the Middle East War of 1967.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

John S. Knight

(For his distinguished editorial writing.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Eugene Gray Payne

(For his editorial cartooning in 1967.)
Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Toshio Sakai

(For his Vietnam War combat photograph, 'Dreams of Better Times.')
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

George F. Kennan

Honored for : Memoirs, 1925-1950
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Anthony Hecht

Honored for : The Hard Hours
Pulitzer Prize for History

Bernard Bailyn

Honored for : The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Will Durant, Ariel Durant

Honored for : The Story of Civilization
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Rocco Morabito

(For his photograph, The Kiss of Life.)
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Detroit Free Press

([Local General or Spot News Reporting] For its coverage of the Detroit riots of 1967, recognizing both the brilliance of its detailed spot news staff work and its swift and accurate investigation into the underlying causes of the tragedy.)