1952 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1952.

Journalism awards

Letters, Drama and Music Awards

Special Awards and Citations

  • Journalism:
    • Max Kase of the New York Journal American for his exclusive exposures of bribery and other forms of corruption in the popular American sport of basketball, which exposures tended to restore confidence in the game's integrity.
  • Journalism:
    • The Kansas City Star for the news coverage of the great regional flood of 1951 in Kansas and Northwestern Missouri; a distinguished example of editing and reporting that also gave the advance information that achieved the maximum of public protection.

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Anthony Leviero

Anthony Harry Leviero (November 23, 1905 – September 3, 1956) was an American journalist who spent over two decades as a reporter for The New York Times. He won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1952.

Audrey Meadows

Audrey Meadows (born Audrey Cotter, February 8, 1922 – February 3, 1996) was an American actress best known for her role as the deadpan housewife Alice Kramden on the 1950s American television comedy The Honeymooners.

Boonton High School

Boonton High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Boonton, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Boonton Public Schools. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1928.The high school serves students from Boonton and approximately 300 students from Lincoln Park, who attend as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Lincoln Park Public Schools. The two districts have sought to sever the more-than-50-year-old relationship, citing cost savings that could be achieved by both districts and complaints by Lincoln Park that it is granted only one seat on the Boonton Public Schools' Board of Education. In April 2006, the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education rejected the request.As of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 595 students and 51.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.5:1. There were 123 students (20.7% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 35 (5.9% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.

Dai-Keong Lee

Dai-Keong Lee (September 2, 1915 in Honolulu, Hawaii Territory – December 1, 2005) was an American composer. His Symphony No. 2 was runner up for the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Music.He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and studied with Roger Sessions at Princeton University, with Frederick Jacobi at the Juilliard School of Music, with Otto Luening at Columbia University, and with Aaron Copland and was living as a freelance composer in New York City.

He composed six operas, the music for the Broadway comedy Teahouse of the August Moon, a ballet, a ballet suite, two symphonies, a Polynesian suite, a dance piece and a concerto grosso for strings, a string quartet, orchestral songs, choral works and piano pieces. Joan Field premiered his violin concerto.

Don Whitehead

Don Whitehead (April 8, 1908 in Inman, Virginia - January 12, 1981) was an American journalist. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom. He won the 1950 George Polk Award for wire service reporting.

He was awarded the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, and 1952 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

Gail Kubik

Gail Thompson Kubik (September 5, 1914, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma – July 20, 1984, Covina, California) was an American composer, music director, violinist, and teacher.

Guardian of Zion Award

The Guardian of Zion Award is an annual award given since 1997 to individuals who have been supportive of the State of Israel. It is awarded at the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies at Bar-Ilan University, where the prize recipient gives the keynote address.

Henley (name)

Henley is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Adam Henley

Alice Henley (born 1982), English actress

Althea Henley (1911–1996), American actress

Anthony Henley (cricketer)

Anthony Henley, 3rd Baron Henley

Barclay Henley

Barry Shabaka Henley (born 1954), American character actor

Ben C. Henley (1907-1987), Arkansas Republican politician

Beth Henley (born 1952), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright

Bob Henley

Brent Henley (born 1980), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman

Charley Henley, visual effects artist

Darryl Henley

David Henley

Desmond Henley, British embalmer

Don Henley (born 1947), American rock musician, member of The Eagles

Drewe Henley

Elmer Wayne Henley

Ernest Henley (athlete)

Ernest M. Henley (1924–2017), American atomic and nuclear physicist

Frances Henley

Fred L. Henley

Gail Henley

Garney Henley

Georgie Henley (born 1995), English actress

Henry Henley

Hobart Henley

Hobart Henley

J. W. Henley

Jack Henley

Jacques Henley

Jean Emily Henley (1910−1994), American anesthesiologist

Jeffrey O. Henley, Chairman of Oracle Corporation

Jesse Smith Henley (1917-1997), federal judge in Arkansas

John Henley (1692-1759), English clergyman, known as Orator Henley

John D. Henley (1781-1835), US naval officer

John T. Henley

Joseph Warner Henley (1793–1884), British conservative politician in the protectionist governments of Lord Derby

Judith Henley

June Henley

Larry Henley

Les Henley

Margaret Henley

Micajah C. Henley

Michael Henley

Paul Henley

Peter Henley (presenter)

Robert Henley (cricketer)

Robert Henley (naval officer) (1783-1828), US naval officer, brother of John D. Henley

Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington (c.1708-1772), Lord Chancellor, Whig member of parliament, writer and wit

Robert Henley, 2nd Baron Henley (1789-1841), British lawyer and politician

Robert Henley, 2nd Earl of Northington

Ron Henley (born 1956), American chess grandmaster

Russell Henley

Samuel Henley

Sarah Ann Henley

Stephen R. Henley

Stormi Henley

Terry Henley, American football player who played for the Atlanta Falcons, Birmingham Americans), Washington Redskins and New England Patriots

Thomas Henley (Australian politician)

Thomas J. Henley

Virginia Henley

Walter of Henley, agricultural writer of the thirteenth century

Weldon Henley

William Cumming Henley

William Ernest Henley (1849-1903), British poet, critic and author

William Thomas Henley (1814-1882), telegraph engineer and pioneer submarine cable manufacturer

Jayne Meadows filmography

This is the complete filmography of actress Jayne Meadows (September 27, 1919 – April 26, 2015)

John Forsythe

John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, film/television actor, producer, narrator, drama teacher and philanthropist whose career spanned six decades. He also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows and as a panelist on numerous game shows.

His 60-year acting career began in films in 1943. He signed up with Warner Bros. at age 25 as a minor contract player, but he later starred in films like The Captive City (1952). He co-starred opposite Loretta Young in It Happens Every Thursday (1953), Edmund Gwenn and Shirley MacLaine in The Trouble With Harry (1955), and Olivia De Havilland in The Ambassador's Daughter (1956).

Forsythe also enjoyed a successful television career, starring in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as the single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962), as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend in the crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981) — a role he would reprise in the 2000 and 2003 film adaptations — and as patriarch Blake Carrington in Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted the series World of Survival (1971–1977), and was also the presenter of the 38th Miss Universe Pageant, broadcast on CBS in 1989.

Johnny Bright incident

The Johnny Bright incident was a violent on-field assault against African-American player Johnny Bright by a white opposing player during an American college football game held on October 20, 1951 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The game was significant in itself as it marked the first time that an African-American athlete with a national profile and of critical importance to the success of his team, the Drake Bulldogs, had played against Oklahoma A&M College (now Oklahoma State University) at Oklahoma A&M's Lewis Field. Bright's injury also highlighted the racial tensions of the times and assumed notoriety when it was captured in what was later to become both a widely disseminated and eventually Pulitzer Prize-winning photo sequence.

Louis LaCoss

Louis LaCoss (born in Erie, Pennsylvania on January 8, 1890; died February 17, 1966 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a journalist and editorial writer. After graduating from the University of Kansas in 1912 he went on to work for the San Diego Sun, the Parsons Sun, and the Associated Press. In 1923 he left the AP for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, the paper for which he would be best known. He won the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for the editorial "The Low Estate of Public Morals". He had been writing editorials for the paper for 16 year before this win. The article related to a cheating scandal at West Point to general morality of the society and it received many requests for reprint. Louis LaCoss became one of the papers vice-presidents in 1952 and then retired from editorials in 1958.

Merlo J. Pusey

Merlo John Pusey (February 3, 1902, in Woodruff, Utah – November 22, 1985, in Washington, D.C.) was an American biographer and editorial writer. He won the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the 1952 Bancroft Prize for his 1951 biography of U.S. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.

Born and raised on a farm near Woodruff, Utah, Pusey was a Latter-day Saint. He attended the Latter-day Saints University and graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Utah after working on the college newspaper. He later became a reporter and assistant city editor at The Deseret News in Salt Lake City.Pusey worked for The Washington Post from 1928 to 1971, becoming associate editor in 1946, continuing to contribute occasional pieces until about two years before his death.

In 1931-1933 Pusey was a part-time member of the staff of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. In 1939-1942 he was an instructor in journalism at George Washington University.

His interest in Roosevelt's "court packing plan" led directly to his biography of Hughes, who was chief justice at the time, and who gave him a number of interviews and full access to his private papers. Other books include "Big Government: Can We Control It?" (1945), "Eisenhower the President" (1956), "The USA Astride the World" (1971), and Eugene Meyer (1974), a biography of the financier and public official who bought The Washington Post at a bankruptcy sale in June 1933.

In later years Pusey lived on a farm in Dickerson, Maryland. He was a member of the American Political Science Association, the Cosmos Club, and the National Press Club. After publishing Ripples of Intuition, a book of poetry in 1984, he died of cancer in 1985.

Oscar Handlin

Oscar Handlin (September 29, 1915 – September 20, 2011) was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50 years, he directed 80 PhD dissertations and helped promote social and ethnic history, virtually inventing the field of immigration history in the 1950s. Handlin won the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Uprooted (1951). Handlin's 1965 testimony before Congress was said to "have played an important role" in passage of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 that abolished the discriminatory immigration quota system in the U.S.

Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

The Pulitzer Prize jury has the option of awarding special citations and awards where they consider necessary. Since 1918, forty-four such special citations and awards have been given. The awards are sixteen journalism awards, twelve letters awards, fourteen music awards, and five service awards. Prizes for the award vary. The Pulitzer Foundation has stated that the Special Citations given to George Gershwin, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Duke Ellington were in response to criticism for the failure of the Foundation to cite the four.

Ruth Chatterton

Ruth Chatterton (December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film, and television actress. She was at her most popular in the early to mid 1930s. In the late 1930s, Chatterton retired from film acting, but continued her career on the stage. She later became a successful novelist and early aviator. Chatterton briefly returned to screen acting in the 1950s before her death of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1961.

The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri. Published since 1880, the paper is the recipient of eight Pulitzer Prizes. The Star is most notable for its influence on the career of President Harry Truman and as the newspaper where a young Ernest Hemingway honed his writing style. It was also central to government-mandated divestiture of radio and television outlets by newspaper concerns in the late 1950s.

The Shrike (play)

The Shrike is a play written by American dramatist Joseph Kramm. The play won the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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