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Pulitzer Prizes #222872

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 01, 1972
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(Studio) New York "Times awarded" Pulitzer Prize for public Service for publication of Pentagon Papers. For National Rptg., award goes to syndicated columnist Jack Anderson for articles on United States foreign policy decisions in India-Pakistan war. Trustees of Columbia University, who oversee annual prizes, express reservations about awards In "Times" award, Neil Sheehan, who searched and wrote stories on Pentagon Papers, was not cited by committee In Arts: fiction award given to Wallace Stegner ("Angle of Repose)"; biography award to Joseph Lash ("Eleanor and Franklin)"; distinguished book award to Barbara Tuchman ("Stillwell and the American Experience in China)." REPORTER: Walter Cronkite


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