Individual 1963

Personal Award: Eric Sevareid for Television News

CBS News

We respect the network for the latitude it has allowed Mr. Sevareid, and we admire him for the directness with which he engages his listeners and for the concise and penetrating way in which he goes to the heart of the more troublesome issues. In recognition, the 1963 Peabody Award to Eric Sevareid of CBS for his edifying editorial commentary in the field of televised news.