Know Your Schools
NBC Radio and Television, NBC Educational TV Project
The National Broadcasting Company, during 1957, was responsible for two undertakings of far-reaching significance to broadcasting and education. One of these was the NBC Educational TV Project in cooperation with the Educational Television and Radio Center at Ann Arbor, whereby 23 weeks of live high-grade TV programming were provided educational outlets the country over. The other special service was the Know Your Schools project, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, produced simultaneously over a six-weeks period by 12 NBC-owned radio and television stations in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Hartford-New Britain, Buffalo, Los Angeles and San Francisco. For these two distinguished contributions to the good life and a better America, this Special Radio-Television Award to National Broadcasting Company.