Winner 1949

U.N and American Broadcasters in General as Represented by the National Association of Broadcasters for Broadcast Contributions to Better International Understanding

United Nations, American Broadcasters in general, as represented by the National Association of Broadcasters

(Honorable Mention: Institutional) The United Nations, working with networks, individual stations, and those divisions of the U.S. Government concerned with international relations, especially the State Department, has, under the leadership of Benjamin V. Cohen, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Public Information, made very intelligent use of radio and TV. To all of those who had a part in this unselfish utilization of one of science’s greatest weapons for peace, this special George Foster Peabody Citation is hereby awarded—in duplicate, to the National Association of Broadcasters, representing American stations and networks, and to the Department of Public Information for the United Nations.