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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Washington Post gets Pulitzer for spy stories Allmand unaware of prisoner transfers Tuesday, May 197) THI IETHMID6I HERAID 2S NEW YORK (AP) "The newspaper didn't flinch or buckle under pressure. It's good voting procedures in a primary, etry prize for her book Up WOTTAW.A, By IAIN HUNTER many of these men it is pretty Herald Ottawa Bureau obvious that they were max- Solicitor General imum inmates." election. prize for special local for journalism and the country. I reporting went to the Sun News- It's time to be cautious, not to I papers of Omaha, Neb., for speculate but stick to the facts j bringing to light the financial as we did." That's how Washington Post reporter Robert Woodward summed up his reaction to his newspaper's receiving the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service for its work on the Watergate scandal. Although the award went to Country. Warren Allmand insisted Mon- But he defended the transfer Kammen won the history prize for People of Paradox: An Inquiry Con- cerning the Origin of American assets and fund-raising oper- j Civilization. ___ ation of Boys a nation- Music prize wentTo ally-known youth haven. Frankel, former Wash- ington bureau chief of the New York Times and now. the pa- per's Sunday editor, won the prize for reporting on inter- national affairs for his coverage liott Carter for his String Quar- tet No. 3. Carter won his first Pulitzer Prize in 1960. Thomas Flexner re- ceived a special citation for his four-volume biography, George Washington. The board last j day that it is not government policy to put maximum security prisoners back on the street. He stated in the House of Commons, however, that he was not aware until the recent publicity over the number of es- capes from the Cowansville, Que.. penitentiary, that max- imum security prisoners were being sent to the formerly me- the UK to the institution of this type of prisoner on the grounds that there are not enough maximum security facilities to take care of the number of prisoners re- quiring them. He reported that of the 420 in- mates at Cowansville, about 30 are maximum security prison- ers. Allmand stated that not all the escapees from that in- stitution were maximum sectir- N.W.T. natives seek gas, oil probe delays CHURCHILL, Man. (CP) I University in Toronto, said the l We're saying let's study a corn- Spokesmen for native people of i Eskimo people have a closer the Northwest Territories I relationship to environment pressed their case Monday for a I than do any other North Ameri- dor." He said the project, a loose association of experts in the halt to gas and oil exploration can people, and aboriginal j fields of transportation, mining the newspaper, Tne Post's man- j of President Nixon's visit to, voted a special citation in 1961 aging editor, Howard Simons, ------J---------- singled out for praise Wood- ward and fellow reporter Carl Bernstein. The two young re- porters have spent the last 10 months China. B. Linscott of the Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield. Macs.. was honored for editorial writing. producing the news- prize was awarded for paper's major disclosures of j editorial cartooning. White House involvement in the I award for feature pho- 1972 campaign espionage oper- tography went to Brian Lanker The annual awards were es- tablished by the St. Louis and New York publisher, Joseuh pu- litzer. who died in 1911. Winners are chosen bv a board com- posed of distinguished Ameri- year there have been j jty inmates, but acknowledged that the transfer of this type of from the Cowansville in- stitutico, and as a result All- mand has ordered that it be upgraded to a maximum secur- ity establishment. While opposition MP's booed ation. David Broder, The Post's na- tional political correspondent, also received a Pulitzer Prize for commentary for his political columns on the 1972 election campaign. Other winners of the 1973 Pu- litzer Prizes announced Monday were: Press photogra- pher Huynh Cong (Nick) tit. a Vietnamese. the prize for spot news photography for his picture of a little naked Viet- namese girl fleeing a napalm bombing. The award to Ul was the llth time an AP photogra- pher has won the prize, in- cluding four of the last five years DISCLOSED THERAPY Robert Boyd and Clark Hoyt of the Knight News- papers' Washington bureau wen the prize for reporting on na- msdal goes to the winner of the tional affairs for their dis- Lake: The Vietnamese and the closure of the history of psy- Americans in Vietnam and Dr. chiatric therapy undergone by Senator Thomas F Eagleton