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Winner of the 1961 Pulitzer Prize.

1961 Photo Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Greenfield, residence at Imperial House, E. 69th St., New York City. Living room, to screen Location: New York

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Meet the Poets: Phyllis McGinley – 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Portrait of American novelist smokes a cigarette as she sits on the porch of her parents home, Monroeville, Alabama, May 1961. Lee's novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was award the 1961 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction the previous...

won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize because the jurists recognized Harper Lee's compelling story as an honest commentary on life and racism in the South, published during an era when the civil rights movement was challenging Jim Crow and the unfair treatment of African-Americans in the US.

this 1962 classic film based on harper lee s 1961 pulitzer prize

  • David Herbert Donald – Historian and Biographer – Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, 1959; 1961 Pulitzer Prize in Biography (also won 1988 Pulitzer in Biography)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winners for 1961