The Press: Awards

¶To Jack Steele, 35, of the New York Herald Tribune, the Raymond Clapper memorial award, for contributing to "public enlightenment and a sound democracy." Stories by Steele started the congressional investigation of the "five-percenters" (TIME, July 4 et seq.). Said President Truman, whose aide, Major General Harry Vaughan, was one of those investigated: "Congratulations, Jack. I like good reporting, no matter what it says."

¶To Wayne Richardson, 51, veteran Associated Press correspondent in China, the Overseas Press Club's George Polk memorial award, for "courage, integrity and enterprise." Bound home from Hong Kong, balding, bespectacled "Pop" Richardson cancelled his plane reservation,...