2006 Pulitzer Prize winners


Public Service: Biloxi, Miss., Sun Herald, New Orleans Times-Picayune, for hurricane coverage

Breaking News: New Orleans Times-Picayune for hurricane coverage

Investigative Reporting: Susan Schmidt, James Grimaldi, R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post, for coverage of the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal

Explanatory Reporting: David Finkel, The Washington Post, for coverage of US government efforts to bring democracy to Yemen

Beat Reporting: Dana Priest, The Washington Post

National Reporting: James Risen, Eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, for coverage of the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping measures; staffs of the Copley News Service and The San Diego Union-Tribune, for coverage of the Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham scandal

International Reporting: James Kahn, Jim Yardley, The New York Times, on rough justice meted out by China's legal system

Feature Writing: Jim Sheeler, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, for reporting how US Marines honor comrades killed in the line of duty

Commentary: Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

Criticism: Robin Givhan, The Washington Post

Editorial Writing: Rick Attig, Doug Bates, The Oregonian (Portland)

Editorial Cartooning: Mike Lukovich, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Breaking News Photography: The Dallas Morning News, for hurricane coverage

Feature Photography: Todd Heisler, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, for photos of Marines on "funeral duty," which illustrate the winning Feature Writing entry (see above)


Fiction: "March," by Geraldine Brooks

History: "Polio, An American Story," by David M. Oshinsky

Biography: "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer," by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

Poetry: "Late Wife," by Claudia Emerson

General Nonfiction: "Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya," by Caroline Elkins

Music: "Chiavi in Mano," piano concerto by Yehudi Wyner

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