Carol Burnett

“I loved the idea of doing television in front of an audience,” Carol Burnett recalls in this Peabody Conversation, recorded after the TV icon accepted a Peabody Career Achievement Award presented by Mercedes-Benz in May. For more than 50 years, audiences have returned the love. Peabody first recognized Burnett in 1962 as a talent to watch. Here, she recalls the early days of blazing a trail for women in TV.