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Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievement, and musical composition. Established in 1917 from funds endowed by journalist and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories.

  • 1954 – Theodore H. Roethke, English (deceased)
  • 1928 – Vernon Louis Parrington, History (deceased)