Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

“the Diary of Anne Frank” Wins Pulitzer Prize; Depicts Nazi Brutality

May 9, 1956
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

“The Diary of Anne Frank,” Broadway hit play based on the diary of the Jewish girl who, with her family, hid from-the Nazis in Amsterdam before being deported to her death in a concentration camp, won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, it was announced here today. The play version, by the husband and wife team of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, had previously won the Antoinette Perry Award of the American Theater Wing and the New York-Drama Critics Circle Award.

Recommended from JTA