Winner 1979



When viewers can shed a sentimental tear and come to the end of a television program feeling warm and wonderful, that program has accomplished a major victory. Such a program is Valentine, starring Jack Alberston and Mary Martin in a marvelous love story of two people in their late years. ABC-TV gets a Peabody Award for this life-affirming story written by Merrit Malloy and Lee Philips, a fine example of all the elements of production coming together in an inspiring way.