Individual 1974

Personal Award: Fred P. Graham

CBS News

Fred P. Graham, CBS News Legal Correspondent, combines the mastery of broadcast journalism with a trained legal background. His experience as a news reporter, combined with a legal education at Vanderbilt University Law School and a diploma in law form Oxford University, provide him with unique qualifications for his CBS assignment. In addition, Fred Graham has written authoritative books on legal subjects. During the troubled events of 1974, his singular expertise fully equipped him to clarify for the American public many confused and widely misunderstood issues. These skills made a salutary solution to sanity and understanding and for this and the other values personified by Fred Graham’s performance, a Peabody Award is presented.