1944 Pulitzer Prize
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The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1944.
- Public Service:
- The New York Times for its survey of the teaching of American history.
- Paul Schoenstein and associates of the New York Journal American, for a news story published on August 12, 1943, which saved the life of a two-year-old girl in the Lutheran Hospital of New York City by obtaining penicillin.
- Telegraphic Reporting (National):
- Telegraphic Reporting (International):
- Daniel De Luce of the Associated Press, for his distinguished reporting during the year 1943.
- Editorial Writing:
- Editorial Cartooning:
- Special Citations:
- Byron Price, Director of the Office of Censorship, for the creation and administration of the newspaper and radio codes.
- William Allen White was honored with a scroll indicating appreciation of his services for seven years as a member of the Pulitzer Prize advisory board, presented posthumously to his widow.
Letters, Drama and Music Awards
- No award given
- Biography or Autobiography:
- Special Award:
- Lee G. Miller (May 10, 1944). "Ernie Pyle bet $100 he wouldn't achieve prize". The Marshfield News-Herald – via Newspapers.com.
- "Periscope on the world front: The Star's editor". The Kansas City Star. May 7, 1944 – via Newspapers.com. (subscription required)
- "Pulitzer advisory board creates award recognizing late W. A. White". The Emporia Gazette. AP. July 3, 1944 – via Newspapers.com.
- Robert Jeans (May 2, 1944). "Theatre is left out in Pulitzer awards". New York Daily News – via Newspapers.com.