The Atlanta Constitution awarded Pulitzer prize
i 1 ! . Ins--.tim-niy ; i !U.MM""; ' . ; 1 i i . . 1 ' . ,'xJ &'rl mttrms-M Staff Photo Chjrltl Pugh n.LPII MeGILL GETS TOP AWARD ('u!i.:t:t!tt;(iu hMiliii- Cited or Editorials and Leadership i McGiWs Columns Win Pulitzer Prize The Atlanta Constitution's Editor Ralph McGill has won the Pulitzer Frize lor Jus editorial writing;. The Pulitzer Prizo is generally regarded as journalism's highest award. The award was Riven McG'ill for the body of Ills work during lfij.1. Specifically cited was an editorial column written immedi- McGill. on the Sunday of the bombing", bad been to Copper Hill, Tenii.. to make a speech, lie re turned to The Constitution Sunday niely following Iho dynamiting of afternoon and learned of the the Jewish Temple here last Oc-1 bombing. He sat down at bis type-lober. Tlie award winner is re-; writer, and 28 minutes later the produced in column one.) j column was ready for the type- The announcement Monday cit-1 scllcrs ed McGill's "long, courageous The standards set tin by the and effective editorial leadership." Pulitzer Commitleo for the edito rial section of the prizes read "For distinguished edi- m (tin TnmnTn ,T,-n-i. J SCfllOn pinion High School S Jik? ,this ' Hte ..1. -i ii . 1 iia.si .is uiu luiiR 01 1 auiu, ninii ! dog minds." JIc said in the column that "this is a harvest. It is the crop ot things sown. . . It is not possible to preach lawlessness and restrict it." lorial writing, the test of excel lence being clearness of style, moral purpose, sound reasoning and power to influence public Continued 00 Page t, Column 1 ! '