Winner 1960

“White Paper” series

NBC Television

NBC’s White Paper series is a courageous and realistic presentation in prime viewing time of such vital, controversial issues as the U-2 incident and the sit-in demonstrations. Producer Irving Gitlin combines vigorous reporting with keen analysis in depth in a unified treatment certain to stimulate reflection and serious thinking among viewers. This is, of course, television education of a high order, and is hereby recognized with the Peabody Award for that category for 1960.