Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

A George Foster Peabody Award for employing radio to focus attention upon the critical deterioration of various systems that are an important part in the life of every American. Examining systems such as health care, the distribution of electric power, the mail, and transportation, the producers of Breakdown have achieved a high standard of excellence in their investigative reporting. Their scrupulous attention to facts and their proper regard for possible solutions make this effort worthy of a Peabody Award.