Pulitzer Prize 2012

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File photo of late Manning Marable, author of Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention. Marable was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History. AP/Viking, Philippe Cheng

File photo of late Manning Marable, author of Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention. Marable was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History. AP/Viking, Philippe Cheng

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Former Associated Press reporter Chris Hawley, left, joins AP reporters Matt Apuzzo, second from left, Eileen Sullivan, second from right, and Adam Goldman, as they celebrate after being awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for revealing a secret NY Police Department program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods. AP/Mark Lennihan

Former Associated Press reporter Chris Hawley, left, joins AP reporters Matt Apuzzo, second from left, Eileen Sullivan, second from right, and Adam Goldman, as they celebrate after being awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for revealing a secret NY Police Department program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods. AP/Mark Lennihan

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Eleven year old Afghan girl Tarana Akbari, poses after an interview at her home in Kabul. The "girl in the green dress", subject of AFP photographer Massoud Hossaini's Pulitzer-winning photograph, still has nightmares about the day a suicide bomber made her image world famous. AFP/Shah Marai

Eleven year old Afghan girl Tarana Akbari, poses after an interview at her home in Kabul. The "girl in the green dress", subject of AFP photographer Massoud Hossaini's Pulitzer-winning photograph, still has nightmares about the day a suicide bomber made her image world famous. AFP/Shah Marai

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Massoud Hossaini reacts as he sees his photograph reproduced on Afghan television at the AFP office in Kabul. Hossaini won the Pulitzer award for breaking news photography "for his heartbreaking image of a girl crying in fear after a suicide bomber's attack at a crowded shrine in Kabul". AFP/Johannes Eisele

Massoud Hossaini reacts as he sees his photograph reproduced on Afghan television at the AFP office in Kabul. Hossaini won the Pulitzer award for breaking news photography "for his heartbreaking image of a girl crying in fear after a suicide bomber's attack at a crowded shrine in Kabul". AFP/Johannes Eisele

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Reporter David Kocieniewski (C) receives a round of applause next to his girlfriend and daughters, during a celebration for Pulitzer Prize winners in the New York Times newsroom in New York Kocieniewski won the Pulitzer in explanatory reporting for his series on how some of the United States' wealthiest citizens and corporations exploited loopholes and avoided taxes. Reuters/Richard Perry/NYT handout

Reporter David Kocieniewski (C) receives a round of applause next to his girlfriend and daughters, during a celebration for Pulitzer Prize winners in the New York Times newsroom in New York Kocieniewski won the Pulitzer in explanatory reporting for his series on how some of the United States' wealthiest citizens and corporations exploited loopholes and avoided taxes. Reuters/Richard Perry/NYT handout

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Tracy K Smith, a creative writing professor at Princeton University, poses in her Brooklyn apartment after winning the Pulitzer Prize for her poetry collection Life On Mars, in New York. AP/Jason DeCrow

Tracy K Smith, a creative writing professor at Princeton University, poses in her Brooklyn apartment after winning the Pulitzer Prize for her poetry collection Life On Mars, in New York. AP/Jason DeCrow

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This undated handout image is part of Politico's political cartoonist Matt Wuerker's works that won The 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfed Washington. Reuters/Matt Wuerker

This undated handout image is part of Politico's political cartoonist Matt Wuerker's works that won The 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfed Washington. Reuters/Matt Wuerker

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Patriot-News reporter Sara Ganim calls her sister while hugging Patriot-News reporter Jan Murphy after winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting , at the paper's offices in Harrisburg. Ganim broke the news of the grand jury investigation into allegations against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, and reported his indictment on charges of molesting several boys involved in a charity he ran. AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Christine Baker

Patriot-News reporter Sara Ganim calls her sister while hugging Patriot-News reporter Jan Murphy after winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting , at the paper's offices in Harrisburg. Ganim broke the news of the grand jury investigation into allegations against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, and reported his indictment on charges of molesting several boys involved in a charity he ran. AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Christine Baker

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New York Times reporter David Kocieniewski addresses his colleagues at the Times headquarters in New York, after winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. AP/New York Times, Richard Perry

New York Times reporter David Kocieniewski addresses his colleagues at the Times headquarters in New York, after winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. AP/New York Times, Richard Perry

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Denver Post staff photographer Craig F Walker hugs his son, Quinn, as he tells his mother he won his second Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, for his story on veteran Scott Ostrom's battle with PTSD. AP/The Denver Post, Aaron Ontiveroz

Denver Post staff photographer Craig F Walker hugs his son, Quinn, as he tells his mother he won his second Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, for his story on veteran Scott Ostrom's battle with PTSD. AP/The Denver Post, Aaron Ontiveroz

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This photo by Massoud Hossaini was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, announced in New York. It depicts Tarana Akbari, 12, screaming in fear, moments after a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in a crowd at the Abul Fazel Shrine in Kabul on Dec. 6, 2011. AP/AFP via the Pulitzer Prize Board, Massoud Hossaini

This photo by Massoud Hossaini was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, announced in New York. It depicts Tarana Akbari, 12, screaming in fear, moments after a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in a crowd at the Abul Fazel Shrine in Kabul on Dec. 6, 2011. AP/AFP via the Pulitzer Prize Board, Massoud Hossaini

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In this book cover image released by WW Norton, The Swerve: How The World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt is shown. Greenblatt won a Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for his book. AP/Rose Lincoln

In this book cover image released by WW Norton, The Swerve: How The World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt is shown. Greenblatt won a Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for his book. AP/Rose Lincoln

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This photo provided by the Pulitzer Prize Board shows Sara Ganim, of the Harrisburg, Patriot-News, who was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting, announced in New York. AP/Pulitzer Prize Board

This photo provided by the Pulitzer Prize Board shows Sara Ganim, of the Harrisburg, Patriot-News, who was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting, announced in New York. AP/Pulitzer Prize Board

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In this file photo, a tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Tuscaloosa News won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting for their coverage of the April 27, 2011 tornado that destroyed much of Tuscaloosa. AP/The Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton

In this file photo, a tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Tuscaloosa News won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting for their coverage of the April 27, 2011 tornado that destroyed much of Tuscaloosa. AP/The Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton

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This photo provided by the Pulitzer Prize Board was part of a group of photos by Craig F Walker of The Denver Post that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, announced in New York. AP/The Denver Post via Pulitzer Prize Board, Craig F Walker

This photo provided by the Pulitzer Prize Board was part of a group of photos by Craig F Walker of The Denver Post that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, announced in New York. AP/The Denver Post via Pulitzer Prize Board, Craig F Walker

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