1976 Pulitzer Prize
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The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1976.
- Public Service:
- Local General or Spot News Reporting:
- Local Investigative Specialized Reporting:
- Staff of the Chicago Tribune, for uncovering widespread abuses in Federal housing programs in Chicago and exposing shocking conditions at two private Chicago hospitals.
- National Reporting:
- International Reporting:
- Walter Wellesley Smith of The New York Times, for his commentary on sports in 1975 and for many other years.
- Editorial Writing:
- Philip P. Kerby of the Los Angeles Times, for his editorials against government secrecy and judicial censorship.
- Editorial Cartooning:
- Spot News Photography:
- Feature Photography:
Letters, drama and music awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- General Non-Fiction:
Special citations and awards
- Professor John Hohenberg, a special citation and an antique plaque inscribed by all the members of the Advisory Board, expressing appreciation for his services for 22 years as Administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes and for his achievements as teacher and journalist.
- Scott Joplin, a special award is bestowed posthumously on Scott Joplin, in this Bicentennial Year, for his contributions to American music.