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|Fiction||Wallace Stegner... "Angel of Repose"|
|History||Carl N. Degler... "Neither Black Nor White"|
|International Reporting||Peter R. Kann... "Wall Street Journal"|
|National Reporting||Jack Anderson... "United Feature Syndicate"|
|Public Service||"New York Times"|
The prize was divided, one half being awarded to: ANFINSEN, CHRISTIAN B., U.S.A., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, b. 1916, d. 1995: "for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation"; and the other half jointly to: MOORE, STANFORD, U.S.A., Rockefeller University, New York, NY, b. 1913, d. 1982; and STEIN, WILLIAM H., U.S.A., Rockefeller University, New York, NY, b. 1911, d. 1980: "for their contribution to the understanding of the connection between chemical structure and catalytic activity of the active centre of the ribonuclease molecule"
The prize was divided equally between: JOHNSON, EYVIND, Sweden, b. 1900, d. 1976: "for a narrative art, far-seeing in lands and ages, in the service of freedom"; and MARTINSON, HARRY, Sweden, b. 1904, d. 1978: "for writings that catch the dewdrop and reflect the cosmos"
The prize money for 1972 was allocated to the Main Fund.
The prize was awarded jointly to: EDELMAN, GERALD M., U.S.A., Rockefeller University, New York, NY, b. 1929; and PORTER, RODNEY R., Great Britain, University of Oxford, b. 1917, d. 1985: "for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies"
The prize was awarded jointly to: BARDEEN, JOHN, U.S.A., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, b. 1908, d. 1991; COOPER, LEON N., U.S.A., Brown University, Providence, RI, b. 1930; and SCHRIEFFER, J. ROBERT, U.S.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, b. 1931: "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS' " theory"
|Record of the Year||"The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" ... Roberta Flack|
|Song of the Year||"The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" ... Roberta Flack|
|Album of the Year||"The Concert of Bangladesh" ... George Harrison and Friends|
|Male Vocalist||Nilsson ... "Without You"|
|Female Vocalist||Helen Reddy ... "I Am Woman"|
|Best Picture||"The Godfather"|
|Best Director||Bob Fosse ... "Cabaret"|
|Best Actor||Marlon Brando ... "The Godfather"|
|Best Actress||Liza Minnelli ... "Cabaret"|
|Single Program||"A War of Children" (CBS)|
|Drama Series||"The Waltons" (CBS)|
|Comedy Series||"All in the Family" (CBS)|
|Limited Series||"Tom Brown's Schooldays" (PBS)|
|Best Play||"Sticks and Bones" ... David Rabe|
|Best Musical||"Two Gentlemen of Verona"|
(in a play)
|Cliff Gorman ... "Lenny"|
(in a play)
|Sada Thompson ... "Twigs"|
(in a musical)
|Phil Silvers ... "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"|
(in a musical)
|Alexis Smith ... "Follies"|