Winner 1971

The American Revolution: 1770-1783, A Conversation With Lord North


This is an innovative use of television, employing an impromptu format with an accomplished actor and renowned newsman to recreate a discussion of the events leading to the American Revolution. This unique blend of entertainment and information has opened another door to a better understanding of America’s great heritage. In recognition, a Peabody Award for television entertainment. *Peabody-winning CBS newsman Eric Servareid was the reporter; actor Peter Ustinov portrayed Lord North.