1964, David Lawrence

The editor and publisher of U.S. News & World Report was presented with the award for 54 years of continuous dedication to the highest standards of American journalism.
For more information on Lawrence, click here (http://www.usnews.com/news/national/articles/2008/05/16/david-lawrence-a...).

1963, Lyle C. Wilson

The vice president and general manager of United Press International was honored for upholding 40 years of American journalistic traditions. A Legionnaire, he served in the Army in 1918.
For more information on Wilson, click here (http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,902082,00.html).

1962, Jess Gorkin

The editor of Parade was presented with the award for his groundbreaking coverage as the first Sunday-magazine editor allowed into the Soviet Union.
For more information on Gorkin and Parade, click here (http://www.parade.com/corporate/parade_history.html).

1961, Robert W. Sarnoff

The chairman of the board of NBC was honored for his long career of public service, and his work toward increasing public understanding of how America is shaped by world events and issues.
For more information on Sarnoff, click here (http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9406E0DA113EF930A15751C0A...).