Winner 1972

XX Olympiad

ABC Sports

The people of the United States were the beneficiaries of a truly professional and well-organized effort that resulted in the outstanding coverage of the 1972 Olympic Games, including the tragic and unforeseen events which marred them. To the many dedicated people of ABC Sports who worked many hours in an outstanding team endeavor to provide this superb programming and excellent coverage, a Peabody Award is presented with admiration for coverage of the XX Olympiad.