1942 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1942.

Journalism awards

Letters and Drama Awards

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At sixes and sevens

"At sixes and sevens" is an English idiom used to describe a condition of confusion or disarray.

Cascadia (independence movement)

Cascadia is a bioregion and proposed country or autonomous region located within the western region of North America. Potential boundaries differ, with some drawn along existing political state and provincial lines, and others drawn along larger ecological, cultural, political, and economic boundaries. The boundaries generally used by Cascadian organizations such as CascadiaNow! are those defined by the Cascadia Bioregion.

The proposed country or region largely would consist of the Canadian province of British Columbia and the US States of Washington and Oregon. Including all parts of the bioregion, Cascadia would stretch from coastal Alaska in the north into Northern California in the south, and inland to include parts of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and the Yukon. More conservative advocates propose borders that include the land west of the crest of Cascade Range, and the western side of British Columbia.

As measured only by the combination of present Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia statistics, Cascadia would be home to slightly more than 16 million people (16,029,520), and would have an economy generating more than US$675 billion worth of goods and services annually. This number would increase if portions of Northern California, Idaho, and Southern Alaska were also included.

By land area Cascadia would be the 20th largest country in the world, with a land area of 534,572 sq mi (1,384,588 km2), placing it behind Mongolia. Its population would be similar in size to that of Ecuador, Guatemala, or Zambia.

Dragon's teeth

Dragon's teeth or dragon's tooth may refer to:

Dragon's teeth (mythology), in Greek mythology; once planted, each tooth grew into an armed warrior

Forrest Wilson

Robert Forrest Wilson (January 20, 1883 in Warren, Ohio – May 9, 1942 in Weston, Connecticut) was an American author and journalist. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1942 for his biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1941).Wilson was born in Warren, Ohio. During the First World War he served as a captain with the US Army Chemical Warfare Service, and later (1923-1927) as Assistant Secretary of War charged with gathering historical data on the conflict, much of formed the basis of several co-authored works about mobilization.

After the war, in common with tens of thousands of Americans he moved to Paris and lived there for some years, a period which he details in his book Paris On ParadeWilson died shortly after receiving the 1942 Pulitzer Prize.

Jefferson (proposed Pacific state)

The State of Jefferson is a proposed U.S. state that would span the contiguous, mostly rural area of southern Oregon and northern California, where several attempts to separate from Oregon and California, respectively, have taken place.

This region on the Pacific Coast is the most famous of several that have sought to adopt the name of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States. Jefferson, who sent the Lewis and Clark expedition into the Pacific Northwest in 1803, envisioned the establishment of an independent nation in the western portion of North America that he dubbed the "Republic of the Pacific"; hence, the association of his name with regional autonomy. The independence movement, rather than statehood, is known as Cascadia.

The name "Jefferson" has also been used for other proposed states: the name was proposed in the 19th century for Jefferson Territory (roughly modern Colorado), as well as in 1915 in a bill in the Texas Legislature for a proposed state that would be created from the Texas Panhandle region.If the proposal were ever approved, the new state's capital city would have to be determined by a constitutional convention. Yreka, California, was named the provisional capital in the original 1941 proposal, although Port Orford, Oregon, had also been up for consideration. Some supporters of the more recent revival have also identified Redding, California, as a potential capital, even though Redding is not included in all versions of the proposal and its City Council voted in 2013 to reject participation in the movement.

L. D. Hotchkiss

Loyal Durand “L.D.” Hotchkiss (November 25, 1893 – April 15, 1964) was an American newspaper journalist who served as the editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times.

The son of Willis M. and Jan Margaret (Ritchie) Hotchkiss, he was born in Bloomfield, Iowa, where he attended public school. In 1916, he graduated from the University of Iowa.

Hotchkiss worked at the Des Moines Daily News, the Rockwell City (IA) Advocate, the Des Moines Capital and the Des Moines Register-Tribune. In 1920, he moved to California, where he worked for William Randolph Hearst’s Los Angeles Examiner. Two years later he moved across town to work for Harry Chandler’s Los Angeles Times, where he would stay for the next 36 years. In 1926, Hotchkiss was named city editor. He became assistant managing editor in 1933, managing editor in 1934, editor in 1945 and editor-in-chief in 1957. Hotchkiss retired in 1958.

In 1938, Hotchkiss, his publisher Norman Chandler, and the Times-Mirror Company (owner of the Los Angeles Times) were jointly found guilty of contempt of court for editorials that commented on pending court cases. The Times took its fight for freedom of the press to the U.S. Supreme Court, where the newspaper was vindicated on December 8, 1941. The newspaper was awarded the 1942 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service "for its successful campaign which resulted in the clarification and confirmation for all American newspapers of the right of free press as guaranteed under the Constitution."

Loudoun County, Virginia

Loudoun County () is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. In 2017, the population was estimated at 398,080, making it Virginia's third-most populous county. Loudoun County's seat is Leesburg. Loudoun County is part of the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

As of 2015, Loudoun County had a median household income of $125,900. Since 2008, the county has been ranked first in the U.S. in median household income among jurisdictions with a population of 65,000 or more.

Timeline of Philippine history

This is a timeline of Philippine history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in the Philippines and their predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, see History of the Philippines. See also the list of Presidents of the Philippines.

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