Washington Post won a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage 40 years ago this week

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— h/t Bill Cooke

The Washington Post won the Public Service award for its Watergate reporting. Other winners in 1973: Max Frankel of the New Times, the Washington Post’s David Broder, and Clark Hoyt of Knight Newspapers. Ron Powers of the Chicago Sun-Times won the Criticism prize — the first TV critic to win a Pulitzer.
* May 8, 1973: Watergate probe nets Pulitzer for Washington Post (google.com)
* Where were you when the Post won its prize? (I was at Marquette) (facebook.com)

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