Prestige Prize

1993's Pulitzer winners tell moving tales of war and loss

Journalists who win Pulitzer Prizes often address large issues, but the most remarkable Pulitzer winner this year treated a keenly personal subject. George Lardner of the Washington Post won the feature-writing award for his article on the murder of a promising young woman. The woman was Lardner's daughter.

Other winners included Roy Gutman of Newsday and John Burns of the New York Times, who shared an international reporting prize for their dispatches from Bosnia. Burns was not on the list of finalists, and there were allegations that the Times applied last-minute pressure to the Pulitzer jury. David McCullough won the biography...

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