Awards & Winners

1970 Pulitzer Prize

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1970 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Jean Stafford

Honored for : The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford
Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Charles Gordone

Honored for : No Place to be Somebody
Pulitzer Prize for Music

Charles Wuorinen

Honored for : Time's Encomium
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service


(For its three-year investigation and exposure of secret land deals in eastern Long Island, which led to a series of criminal convictions, discharges and resignations among public and political officeholders in the area.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

William J. Eaton

(For disclosures about the background of Judge Clement F. Haynesworth Jr., in connection with his nomination for the United States Supreme Court.)
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Harold E. Martin

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For his expose of a commercial scheme for using Alabama prisoners for drug experimentation and obtaining blood plasma from them.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Seymour Hersh

(For his exclusive disclosure of the Vietnam War tragedy at the hamlet of My Lai.)
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary

Marquis Childs

(For his distinguished commentary during 1969.)
Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

Ada Louise Huxtable

(For distinguished criticism during 1969.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

Philip L. Geyelin

(For his editorials during 1969.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Thomas F. Darcy

(For his editorial cartooning during 1969.)
Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Dallas Kinney

(For his portfolio of pictures of Florida migrant workers, 'Migration to Misery.')
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

T. Harry Williams

Honored for : Huey Long
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Richard Howard

Honored for : Untitled Subjects
Pulitzer Prize for History

Dean Acheson

Honored for : Present At The Creation: My Years In The State Department
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Erik Erikson

Honored for : Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Thomas Fitzpatrick

Honored for : Chicago Sun-Times
(For his article about the violence of youthful radicals in Chicago, A Wild Night's Ride With SDS.)
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Steve Starr

(For his news photo taken at Cornell University, Campus Guns.)