John Joseph O'Neill (journalist)

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John Joseph O'Neill (1889–1953), of the New York Herald Tribune, along with William L. Laurence of the New York Times. Howard Blakeslee of AP, Gobind Behari Lal of Universal Service and David Dietz of Scripps-Howard, won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Reporting "for their coverage of science at the tercentenary of Harvard University."

He is also the author of Prodigal genius; the life of Nikola Tesla (1944), published in 18 editions in German and English.[1] and several other non-technical books on 20th century science.