The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

A Tour of the White House With Mrs. John F. Kennedy




A Tour of the White House With Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Winner 1962 | CBS

“A milestone in television.” “A distinctive contribution of the electronic era.” “An invaluable look at a century and a half of American history.” These are but three of the many superlative appraisals of a memorable hour during which our First Lady, accompanied by CBS News Commentator Charles Collingwood, conducted millions of viewers on the most extensive tour of the White House ever provided the public, and at the conclusion of which, the President himself stressed the historical importance of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. In recognition of this notable contribution to the American way via broadcasting, a George Foster Peabody Television Award for public service to A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy.



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