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  • 1970 Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama Charles Gordone ... "No Place to Be Somebody"
    Fiction Jean Stafford ... "Collected Stories"
    History Dean Acheson ... "Present at the Creation"
    National Reporting Seymor M. Hersh ... "Dispatch News Service"
    Public Service Newsday" (Garden City, NY)

    Nobel Prize for Chemistry
    LELOIR, LUIS F., Argentina, Institute for Biochemical Research, Buenos Aires, b. 1906, d. 1987: "for his discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates"

    Nobel Prize for Literature
    SOLZHENITSYN, ALEKSANDR ISAEVICH, USSR, b. 1918 "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature"


    Nobel Prize for Peace
    BORLAUG, NORMAN E., USA, b. 1914: Led research at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City.


    Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
    The prize was awarded jointly to: KATZ, Sir BERNARD, Great Britain, University College, London, b. 1911; VON EULER, ULF, Sweden, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, b. 1905, d. 1983; and AXELROD, JULIUS, U.S.A., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, b. 1912: "for their discoveries concerning the humoral transmittors in the nerve terminals and the mechanism for their storage, release and inactivation"

    Nobel Prize for Physics
    The prize was divided equally between: ALFVEN, HANNES O., Sweden, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, b. 1908, d. 1995: "for fundamental work and discoveries in magneto-hydrodynamics with fruitful applications in different parts of plasma physics"; and NEEL, LOUIS E. F., France, University of Grenoble, Grenoble, b. 1904: "for fundamental work and discoveries concerning antiferromagnetism and ferrimagnetism which have led to important applications in solid state physics"

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture "Patton"
    Best Director Franklin J. Schaffner ... "Patton"
    Best Actor George C. Scott ... "Patton" (refused)
    Best Actress Glenda Jackson ... "Women in Love"

    Grammy Awards

    Record of the Year "Bridge Over Troubled Water" ... Simon and Garfunkel
    Song of the Year "Bridge Over Troubled Water" ... Paul Simon
    Album of the Year "Bridge Over Troubled Water"... Simon and Garfunkel
    Best Male Vocalist Ray Stevens... "Everything is Beautiful"
    Best Female Vocalist Dionne Warwick... "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"

    Emmy Awards

    Single Program "The Andersonville Trial" (PBS)
    Drama Series "The First Senator" (NBC)
    Comedy Series "All in the Family" (CBS)
    New Series "All in the Family" (CBS)

    Tony Awards

    Best Play "Borstal Boy"...Frank McMahon
    Best Musical "Applause"
    Best Actor
    (In a play)
    Fritz Weaver ... "ChildÕs Play"
    Best Actress
    (In a play)
    Tammy Grimes ... "Private Lives"
    Best Actor
    (In a musical)
    Cleavon Little ... "Purlie"
    Best Actress
    (In a play)
    Lauren Bacall ... "Applause"