1958 Pulitzer Prize
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The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1958.
- Public Service:
- The Arkansas Gazette, for demonstrating the highest qualities of civic leadership, journalistic responsibility and moral courage in the face of great public tension during the school integration crisis of 1957. The newspaper's fearless and completely objective news coverage, plus its reasoned and moderate policy, did much to restore calmness and order to an overwrought community, reflecting great credit on its editors and its management.
- Local Reporting, Edition Time:
- Local Reporting, No Edition Time:
- George D. Beveridge of the Washington Evening Star, for his excellent and thought-provoking series, "Metro, City of Tomorrow", describing in depth the urban problems of Washington, D.C., which stimulated widespread public consideration of these problems and encouraged further studies by both public and private agencies.
- National Reporting:
- Clark Mollenhoff of the Des Moines Register and Tribune, for his persistent inquiry into labor racketeering, which included investigatory reporting of wide significance.
- Relman Morin of the Associated Press, for his dramatic and incisive eyewitness report of mob violence on September 23, 1957, during the integration crisis at the Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
- International Reporting:
- The New York Times, for its distinguished coverage of foreign news, which was characterized by admirable initiative, continuity and high quality during the year.
- Editorial Writing:
- Editorial Cartooning:
- William C. Beall of The Washington Daily News, for his photograph "Faith and Confidence", showing a policeman patiently reasoning with two-year-old boy trying to cross a street during a parade.
- Special Citation:
Letters, Drama and Music Awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- "Dakota paper staff worked as team when tornado hit". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 6, 1958 – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- "Prize-winning Mollenhoff stories spurred probes". The Des Moines Register. May 6, 1958 – via Newspapers.com. (Part 2 of article)
- Saul Pett (May 15, 1958). "Relman Morin made grand comeback to win Pulitzer". The Paris News. Paris, Texas. AP – via Newspapers.com.
- "Relman Morin of Associated Press". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2020-08-22.
- "Harry S. Ashmore of Arkansas Gazette, Little Rock, AR". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2020-08-22.