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Awards and Honors

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American Library Association
Caldecott Medal Margot Zemach, for Duffy and the Devil
Grolier Award Regina U. Minudri
Isadore Gilbert Mudge Citation
Florence E. Blakely
Joseph W. Lippincott Award
Jerrold Orne
Margaret Mann Citation Frederick G. Kilgour
Melvil Dewey Award
Robert B. Downs
Newbery Medal Paula Fox, for Slave Dancer

National Book Awards
Arts and Letters Pauline Kael, for Deeper into Movies
Biography Douglas Day, for Malcolm Lowry
Contemporary Affairs Murray Kempton, for The Briar Patch
Thomas Pynchon, for Gravity's Rainbow; Isaac Bashevis Singer, for A Crown of Feathers
History John Clive, for Macaulay
Maurice Natanson, for Edmund Husserl
Allen Ginsburg, for The Fall of America; Adrienne Rich, for Diving into the Wreck
Science S. E. Lauria, for Life, The Unfinished Experiment

Nobel Prizes
Chemistry Paul J. Flory
Gunnar Myrdal, Friedrich August von Hayek
Eyvind Johnson, Harry Edward Martinson
Eisaku Sato, Sean MacBride
Physics Sir Martin Ryle, Anthony Hewish
Physiology or Medicine Albert Claude, Christian René de Duve, George Emil Palade

The Netherlands
Erasmus Prize Dame Ninette de Valois, Maurice Béjart

Pulitzer Prizes
Biography Louis Scheaffer, for O'Neill, Son and Artist
Edwin A. Roberts, Jr., National Observer
Emily Genauer, Newsday Syndicate
Editorial Cartooning Paul Szep, Boston Globe
Editorial Writing
F. Gilman Spencer, Tenton (NJ) Trentonian
Feature Photography
Slava Veder, Associated Press
General Nonfiction
Ernest Becker, for The Denial of Death
Daniel Boorstin, for The Americans: The Democratic Experience
International Reporting
Hedrick Smith, New York Times
Investigative Local Reporting
William Sherman, New York Daily News
Local General Reporting Hugh F. Hough and Arthur M. Petacque, Chicago Sun-Times
Meritorious Public Service
Donald Martino, for Notturno
National Reporting
James R. Polk, Washington Star-News; Jack White, Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
Robert Lowell, for The Dolphin
Spot News Photography Anthony K. Roberts, freelance

Royal Society of Arts
Benjamin Franklin Medal Margot Fonteyn

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