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Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting


The Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, awarded since 1948.

Paul W. Ward Baltimore Sun, for his series of articles published in 1947 on "Life in the Soviet Union"
Price Day Baltimore Sun, for his series of 12 articles entitled, "Experiment in Freedom
Edmund Stevens Christian Science Monitor, for his series of 43 articles written over a three-year residence in Moscow entitled, "This Is Russia Uncensored"
Keyes Beech (Chicago Daily News); Homer Bigart (New York Herald Tribune); Marguerite Higgins (New York Herald Tribune); Relman Morin (Associated Press); Fred Sparks (Chicago Daily News); and Don Whitehead (Associated Press) for their reporting of the Korean War
John M. Hightower Associated Press, for the sustained quality of his coverage of news of international affairs during the year
Austin Wehrwein Milwaukee Journal, for a series of articles on Canada
Jim G. Lucas Scripps-Howard Newspapers, for his notable front-line human interest reporting of the Korean War, the cease-fire and the prisoner-of-war exchanges, climaxing 26 months of distinguished service as a war correspondent
Harrison E. Salisbury New York Times, for his distinguished series of articles, "Russia Re-Viewed," based on his six years as a Times correspondent in Russia. The perceptive and well-written Salisbury articles made a valuable contribution to American understanding of what is going on inside Russia. This was principally due to the writer's wide range of subject matter and depth of background plus a number of illuminating photographs which he took
William Randolph Hearst, Jr. J. Kingsbury-Smith and Frank Conniff, International News Service, for a series of exclusive interviews with the leaders of the Soviet Union
Russell Jones United Press, for his excellent and sustained coverage of the Hungarian revolt against Communist domination, during which he worked at great personal risk within Russian-held Budapest and gave front-line eyewitness reports of the ruthless Soviet repression of the Hungarian people
Staff of the New York Times for its distinguished coverage of foreign news, which was characterized by admirable initiative, continuity and high quality during the year
Joseph Martin and Philip Santora New York Daily News, for their exclusive series of articles disclosing the brutality of the Batista government in Cuba long before its downfall and forecasting the triumph of the revolutionary party led by Fidel Castro
Abe Rosenthal New York Times, for his perceptive and authoritative reporting from Poland. Mr. Rosenthal's subsequent expulsion from the country was attributed by Polish government spokesmen to the depth his reporting into Polish affairs, there being no accusation of false reporting
Lynn Heinzerling Associated Press, for his reporting under extraordinarily difficult conditions of the early stages of the Congo crisis and his keen analysis of events in other parts of Africa
Walter Lippmann New York Herald Tribune Syndicate, for his 1961 interview with Soviet Premier Khrushchev, as illustrative of Lippmann's long and distinguished contribution to American journalism
Hal Hendrix Miami News, for his persistent reporting which revealed, at an early stage, that the Soviet Union was installing missile launching pads in Cuba and sending in large numbers of MIG-21 aircraft
Malcolm W. Browne and David Halberstam Associated Press and New York Times respectively, for their individual reporting of the Vietnam War and the overthrow of the Diem regime
J. A. Livingston Philadelphia Bulletin, for his reports on the growth of economic independence among Russia's Eastern European satellites and his analysis of their desire for a resumption of trade with the West
Peter Arnett Associated Press, for his coverage of the war in Vietnam
R. John Hughes Christian Science Monitor, for his thorough reporting of the attempted Communist coup in Indonesia in 1965 and the purge that followed in 1965-66
Alfred Friendly Washington Post, for his coverage of the Middle East War of 1967
William Tuohy Los Angeles Times, for his Vietnam War correspondence in 1968
Seymour Hersh Dispatch News Service, for his exclusive disclosure of the Vietnam War tragedy at the hamlet of My Lai
Jim Hoagland Washington Post, for his coverage of the struggle against apartheid in the Republic of South Africa
Peter R. Kann Wall Street Journal, for his coverage of the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971
Max Frankel New York Times, for his coverage of President Nixon's visit to China in 1972
Hedrick Smith New York Times, for his coverage of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe in 1973
William Mullen, reporter, and Ovie Carter, photographer Chicago Tribune, for their coverage of famine in Africa and India
Sydney Schanberg New York Times, for his coverage of the Communist takeover in Cambodia, carried out at great risk when he elected to stay at his post after the fall of Phnom Penh
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Henry Kamm New York Times, for his stories on the refugees, "boat people," from Indochina
Richard Ben Cramer Philadelphia Inquirer. for reports from the Middle East
Joel Brinkley reporter and Jay Mather, photographer of Louisville Courier-Journal, for stories from Cambodia
Shirley Christian Miami Herald, for her dispatches from Central America
John Darnton New York Times, for his reporting from Poland
Thomas Friedman and Loren Jenkins New York Times and Washington Post respectively, for their individual reporting of the Israeli invasion of Beirut and its tragic aftermath
Karen Elliott House Wall Street Journal, for her extraordinary series of interviews with Jordan's King Hussein which correctly anticipated the problems that would confront the Reagan administration's Middle East peace plan
Josh Friedman and Dennis Bell, reporters, and Ozier Muhammad, photographer Newsday, for their series on the plight of the hungry in Africa
Lewis M. Simons, Pete Carey and Katherine Ellison San Jose Mercury News, for their June 1985 series that documented massive transfers of wealth abroad by President Marcos and his associates and had a direct impact on subsequent political developments in the Philippines and the United States
Michael Parks Los Angeles Times, for his balanced and comprehensive coverage of South Africa
Thomas Friedman New York Times, for balanced and informed coverage of Israel
Bill Keller New York Times, for resourceful and detailed coverage of events in the U.S.S.R
Glenn Frankel Washington Post, for sensitive and balanced reporting from Israel and the Middle East
Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wu Dunn New York Times, for knowledgeable reporting from China on the mass movement for democracy and its subsequent suppression
Caryle Murphy Washington Post, for her dispatches from occupied Kuwait, some of which she filed while in hiding from Iraqi authorities
Serge Schmemann New York Times, for his coverage of the reunification of Germany
Patrick J. Sloyan Newsday, for his reporting on the Persian Gulf War, conducted after the war was over, which revealed new details of American battlefield tactics and friendly fire incidents
John Burns New York Times, for his courageous and thorough coverage of the destruction of Sarajevo and the barbarous killings in the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Roy Gutman Newsday, for his courageous and persistent reporting that disclosed atrocities and other human rights violations in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Staff of the Dallas Morning News for its series examining the epidemic of violence against women in many nations
Mark Fritz Associated Press, for his reporting on the ethnic violence and slaughter in Rwanda
David Rohde Christian Science Monitor, for his persistent on-site reporting of the massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica
John Burns New York Times, for his courageous and insightful coverage of the harrowing regime imposed on Afghanistan by the Taliban
Staff of the New York Times for its revealing series that profiled the corrosive effects of drug corruption in Mexico
Staff of the Wall Street Journal for its in-depth, analytical coverage of the Russian financial crisis
Mark Schoofs Village Voice, for his provocative and enlightening series on the AIDS crisis in Africa
Paul Salopek Chicago Tribune, for his reporting on the political strife and disease epidemics ravaging Africa, witnessed firsthand as he traveled, sometimes by canoe, through rebel-controlled regions of the Congo
Ian Johnson Wall Street Journal, for his revealing stories about victims of the Chinese government's often brutal suppression of the Falun Gong movement and the implications of that campaign for the future
Barry Bearak New York Times, for his deeply affecting and illuminating coverage of daily life in war-torn Afghanistan
Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan Washington Post, for their exposure of horrific conditions in Mexico's criminal justice system and how they affect the daily lives of people
Anthony Shadid Washington Post, for his extraordinary ability to capture, at personal peril, the voices and emotions of Iraqis as their country was invaded, their leader toppled and their way of life upended

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