Personal Award: Roger Mudd for “Teddy”
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.