Press: Pulitzer Prizes

Guarded like a state secret, the annual Pulitzer Prize awards for distinction in U. S. letters and journalism were revealed this week when Columbia University's dignified old President Nicholas Murray Butler portentously puffed to his feet at a Manhattan banquet and read off the list of winners chosen by the advisory board of Columbia's School of Journalism. The awards:

Novel. To no one's amazement, Atlanta's tiny Margaret Mitchell got $1,000 for Gone With The Wind, fabulously successful first novel about the Civil War (TIME, July 6).

Play. Play-of-the-year, according to the Pulitzer pickers, was...

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