1963 Pulitzer Prize
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1963.
- Public Service:
- The Chicago Daily News, for calling public attention to the issue of providing birth control services in the public health programs in its area.
- Local Reporting, Edition Time:
- Local Reporting, No Edition Time:
- Oscar Griffin, Jr. of the Pecos Independent and Enterprise, who as editor initiated the exposure of the Billie Sol Estes scandal and thereby brought a major fraud on the United States government to national attention with resultant investigation, prosecution and conviction of Estes.
- National Reporting:
- International Reporting:
- Editorial Writing:
- Ira B. Harkey Jr. editor and publisher of Pascagoula Chronicle, for his courageous editorials devoted to the processes of law and reason during the integration crisis in Mississippi in 1962.
- Editorial Cartooning:
- Frank Miller of the Des Moines Register, for a cartoon which showed a world destroyed with one ragged figure calling to another: I said we sure settled that dispute, didn't we !
- Hector Rondon, photographer of Caracas, for the Venezuelan newspaper, La Republica, for his remarkable picture of a priest holding a wounded soldier in the 1962 El Porteñazo insurrection in Venezuela: Aid From The Padre. The photograph was distributed by the Associated Press.
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