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In Italy, tourism promoters and Pope John Paul II evidently aren't on the same page. Greeting hundreds of visitors, many of them foreign nationals, at his Castelgandolfo residence outside Rome amid snow flurries on Easter Monday, the pontiff smiled from the balcony. "Go home," he advised. "It's too cold."

2001 Pulitzer Prize winners


Public Service: The Oregonian, Portland

Breaking News: The Miami Herald staff, for the seizure of Elian Gonzalez

Investigative Reporting: David Willman, the Los Angeles Times

Explanatory Reporting: Chicago Tribune staff, for coverage of the chaotic US air-traffic system

Beat Reporting: David Cay Johnston, The New York Times

National Reporting: The New York Times staff, for its series on race

International Reporting: Ian Johnson, The Wall Street Journal; Paul Salopek, Chicago Tribune

Feature Writing: Tom Hallman Jr., The Oregonian, Portland

Commentary: Dorothy Rabino-witz, The Wall Street Journal

Criticism: Gail Caldwell, The Boston Globe

Editorial Writing: David Moats, Rutland (Vt.) Herald

Editorial Cartooning: Ann Telnaes, L.A. Times Syndicate

Spot News Photography: Alan Diaz, Associated Press, for the seizure of Elian Gonzalez

Feature Photography: Matt Rainey, The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J.


Fiction: Michael Chabon, "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay"

Drama: David Auburn, "Proof"

History: Joseph J. Ellis, "Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation"

Biography: David Levering Lewis (second volume) "W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and The American Century"

Poetry: Stephen Dunn, "Different Hours"

General Nonfiction: Herbert P. Bix, "Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan"

Music: John Corigliano, "Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra"

(c) Copyright 2001. The Christian Science Monitor

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