Who Won Pulitzer Prizes in 2006?

Pulitzer PrizeApr 17, 2006

Every year since 1917 Pulitzer Prizes are awarded in journalism, letters, drama, and music. Winners receive a $10,000 cash award and a certificate.



Who Won a Pulitzer Prize In 2006?

Beat Reporting
Dana Priest (Reports on secret black site prisons)
Breaking News Photography
Dallas Morning News (Aftermath of Hurrican Katrina in New Orleans)
Breaking News Reporting
Times-Picayune New Orleans (Coverage of Hurrican Katrina)
Commentary
Nicholas D Kristof (On genocide in Darfur)
Criticism
Robin Givhan (Fashion criticism)
Editorial Cartooning
Mike Lukovich
Editorial Writing
Rick Attig (Abuses inside an Oregon mental hospital)
Doug Bates
Explanatory Reporting
David Finkel (United States atttempt to bring democracy to Yemen)
Feature Photography
Todd Heisler (Funerals for Colorado Marines)
Feature Writing
Jim Sheeler (Marine who helps families cope with loss of soldiers killed in Iraq)
International Reporting
Joseph Kahn (Stories on the evolving justice system in China)
Jim Yardley
Investigative Reporting
Susan Schmidt (Probe of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff)
James V Grimaldi; R Jeffrey Smith
National Reporting
San Diego Union Tribune (Disclosure of bribe taking by Rep. Randy Cunningham)
Marcus Stern; Jerry Kammer
Public Service
Sun Herald - Biloxi (Comprehensive coverage of Hurrican Katrina)
Public Service
Times-Picayune New Orleans (Coverage of Hurrican Katrina and its aftermath)
Biography
Kai Bird (American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J Robert Oppenheimer)
Martin J Sherwin
Drama
NO AWARD
Fiction
Geraldine Brooks (March)
General Non-Fiction
Caroline Elkins (Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya)
History
David M Oshinsky (Polio: An American Story)
Music
Yehudi Wyner (Piano Concerto: Chiavi In Mano)
Poetry
Claudia Emerson (Late Wife)
Special Citation
Thelonious Monk (Body of distinguished and innovative musical composition)
Special Citation
Edmund S Morgan (Influential work as an American historian)
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