ABC’s Coverage of the 1968 Olympic Games
1968 | ABC Television
ABC’s coverage of the 1968 Olympic Games, both summer and winter, presented a high watermark of imaginative production and a noteworthy example of television fostering international understanding. Particular honors go to Roone Arledge, President, ABC Sports, and anchorman Chris Schenkel. The government of Mexico also merits a salute for its organization of the summer Olympiad, a memorable achievement. In recognition, the Peabody Award for television promotion of international understanding.
Past Peabody Highlights
Although the winners’ official acceptance of their Peabody Award is certainly the most climactic part of the ceremony, it is just one of...Full Article »