Winner 1975

The American Assassins

CBS News

A Peabody Award to The American Assassins wherein CBS News sought to meet head-on the deep concerns and continuing speculations of thoughtful Americans regarding the violent death of President John F. Kennedy. In-depth studies utilized virtually all available information: tapes, frame-by-frame film analysis, and interviews with experts. CBS News Correspondent Dan Rather and producer Leslie Midgley played leading roles in this rare and explosive effort.