The Press: Washington Winner

Announced last week as winner of the $1,000 Pugsley award for the best piece of Washington correspondence during 1931 was large, serious Jesse Frederick Essary, for 20 years chief of the Baltimore Sun's bureau at the capital. Correspondent Essary's prize-winning article, published March 5, 1931, was cited for "reportorial skill and industry in bringing to light the hitherto unknown facts and circumstances of the Wickersham Commission's exhaustive report on Prohibition." Honorably mentioned for their work were Charles Griffith Ross (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), Walker Showers Buel (Cleveland Plain Dealer), Ashmun Norris Brown...

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