Awards & Winners

1969 Pulitzer Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1969 Pulitzer Prize. Check awards winners of 1969 Pulitzer Prize. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1969 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

N. Scott Momaday

Honored for : House Made of Dawn
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Howard Sackler

Honored for : The Great White Hope
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Karel Husa

Honored for : String Quartet No. 3
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Los Angeles Times

(For its expose of wrongdoing within the Los Angeles City Government Commissions, resulting in resignations or criminal convictions of certain members, as well as widespread reforms.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Albert L. Delugach, Denny Walsh

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For their campaign against fraud and abuse of power within the St. Louis Steamfitters Union, Local 562.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Robert Cahn

(For his inquiry into the future of our national parks and the methods that may help to preserve them.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

William Tuohy

(For his Vietnam War correspondence in 1968.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Paul Greenberg

(For his editorials during 1968.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

John Fischetti

(For his editorial cartooning in 1968.)
Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Moneta Sleet, Jr.

(For his photograph of Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow and child, taken at Dr. King's funeral.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Benjamin Lawrence Reid

Honored for : The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

George Oppen

Honored for : Of Being Numerous
Pulitzer Prize for History

Leonard Levy

Honored for : Origins of the Fifth Amendment
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

René Dubos

Honored for : So Human an Animal
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Norman Mailer

Honored for : Armies of the Night
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

John Fetterman

Honored for : The Courier-Journal
([Local General or Spot News Reporting] For his article, "Pfc. Gibson Comes Home," the story of an American soldier whose body was returned to his native town from Vietnam for burial.)
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Eddie Adams

(For his photograph, Saigon Execution.)