The Press: Distinction Under Fire

Foreign correspondents, most of them in the Korean war, marched off with top working-press honors (and $500 apiece) this week in the 1950 Pulitzer Prize award list. Instead of one award for international reporting, there were six. The six:

The New York Herald Tribune's Marguerite Higgins and Homer Bigart (a two-time winner, TIME, Aug. 27, 1945 et seg.); the Chicago Daily News's Keyes Beach and Fred Sparks; and Associated Press's Relman Morin and Don Whitehead. A.P.'s Max Desfor won the picture prize with a shot of refugees fleeing across a war-wrecked bridge in Korea; the New York Times's roving European correspondent, Cyrus...

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