Geoffrey Godsell, senior roving correspondent of the Monitor, and David K. Willis, former Moscow bureau chief and now head of the Monitor's London bureau, have been awarded the Edward Weintal Prize for distinguished reporting on American foreign policy and diplomacy. The awards were presented April 14 at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington.
Mr. Godsell was honored for a series of articles on the current Iran-Iraq conflict in which he traced hostilities back to the ancient Persian and Mesopotamian civilizations. Mr. Willis won his prize for a series of valedictory articles on the outlook for the Soviet Union, which he wrote in Moscow before taking up his London assignment at the start of this year.
A third award went to Business Week writers John Carson-Parker and Thomas G. Gibson for their p iece "Germany: The Reluctant Ally."