1972: Pulitzer Prize photo by Dave Hume Kennerly, coverage of Vietnam
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In 1980, UPI began a strategic relationship with LexisNexis to provide access to UPI stories for readers in the government, academic and corporate markets.
United Press editor Lucien Carr's roommate, Jack Kerouac, wrote On the Road on a continuous roll of UP teletype paper swiped from the office
Pulitzer Prize photo by Yashushi Nagao of the Mainichi Shimbun of a stabbing in Tokyo, photo distributed by UPI.
Pulitzer Prize - Merriman Smith wins for national reporting in his coverage of the Kennedy assassination.
Pulitzer Prize photo by Kyoichi Sawada for combat photography in Vietnam. (Sawada and UPI Phnom Penh bureau manager Frank Frosch were killed in 1970 in a Viet Cong ambush in Laos).
Pulitzer Prize photo by Toshio Sakai for combat photography in Vietnam.
Pulitzer Prize--Lucinda Franks and Thomas Powers win for national reporting for their five-part series on Diana Oughton: "The making of a terrorist."
Pulitzer Prize photo by Dave Hume Kennerly, coverage of Vietnam.
Pulitzer Prize photo by John H. Blair of an Indianapolis broker held at gunpoint.
On April 19, UPI announces an agreement with Telecomputing Corp. of America to make the UPI world news report available to owners of homecomputers.
Pulitzer Prize photo by a photographer (name withheld) of executions in Iran.
UPI begins a strategic relationship with LexisNexis to provide access to UPI stories for readers in the government, academic and corporate markets.