Individual 1979

Personal Award: Roger Mudd for “Teddy”

CBS News

Roger Mudd has never lacked for incisiveness in the interviews he has done. His CBS Reports interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Edward Kennedy brought a new dimension to his work. Taking a complete look at Senator Kennedy from every possible angle, the Mudd interview captured instant attention across America. For his interview entitled Teddy, a Peabody Award to CBS News Correspondent Roger Mudd in recognition of an exceptionally fine effort.