Awards & Winners

1974 Pulitzer Prize

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1974 Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize for Music

Donald Martino

Honored for : Notturno
Pulitzer Prize for Public Service


(For its definitive report on the illicit narcotic traffic in the United States and abroad, entitled, "The Heroin Trail.")
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

William Sherman

([Local Investigative Specialized Reporting] For his resourceful investigative reporting in the exposure of extreme abuse of the New York Medicaid program.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Jack White

(For his initiative in exclusively disclosing President Nixon's Federal income tax payments in 1970 and 1971.)
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

James R. Polk

(For his disclosure of alleged irregularities in the financing of the campaign to re-elect President Nixon in 1972.)
Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Hedrick Smith

(For his coverage of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe in 1973.)
Pulitzer Prize for Commentary

Edwin A. Roberts Jr.

(For his commentary on public affairs during 1973.)
Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

Emily Genauer

(For her critical writing about art and artists.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

F. Gilman Spencer

(For his courageous campaign to focus public attention on scandals in New Jersey's state government.)
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Paul Szep

(For his editorial cartooning during 1973.)
Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Slava Veder

(For his picture of the return of an American prisoner of war from captivity in North Vietnam.)
Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Louis Sheaffer

Honored for : O'Neill, Son and Artist
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Robert Lowell

Honored for : The Dolphin
Pulitzer Prize for History

Daniel J. Boorstin

Honored for : The Americans, the democratic experience
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction

Ernest Becker

Honored for : The Denial of Death
Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Arthur M. Petacque, Hugh F. Hough

Honored for : Chicago Sun-Times
(For uncovering new evidence that led to the reopening of efforts to solve the 1966 murder of Valerie Percy.)
Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography

Anthony K. Roberts

(For his picture series, Fatal Hollywood Drama, in which an alleged kidnapper was killed.)
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Roger Sessions

(For his life's work as a distinguished American composer.)