The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Institutional Award: WRUL Radio (Worldwide Broadcasting) for Contribution to International Understanding for Coverage of U.N. General Assembly Proceedings





Winner 1961 | WRUL Radio (Worldwide Broadcasting)

WRUB (Worldwide Broadcasting), a division of Metromedia, Inc., carried into the homes of millions of people around the world through the medium of radio the complete daily proceedings of the General Assembly and Security Council of the United Nations in English and Spanish—thereby extending their participation in this international organization’s global efforts to build world peace. This unique radio coverage was made possible by the enlightened world consciousness of AMF International of American Machine and Foundry Company and its chairman, Mr. Moreland Patterson.



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