1967 | ABC
Press comment and letters from viewers, as well as the production itself, made it clear that Africa was a milestone and a high-water mark in electronic journalism. This four-hour documentary cast an illuminating light on a continent’s past, its present problems, and its future. For those viewing this production, Africa is no longer the dark continent. In recognition, a George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award for outstanding 1967 television contribution to international understanding.