Mr. Novak (NBC)
Winner 1963 | NBC Television
For restoring dignity and honor to the popular image of the American schoolteacher, for reminding our young people that there is no grander pursuit than the pursuit of knowledge, and for daring to insist—without preachment or piety—that the uneducated man is an incomplete man, this Peabody Award is given to Mr. Novak. This series* has assumed a special importance in an age of lowered standards and school dropouts. It has sensed its responsibility and risen to it with courage and good taste. Mr. Novak starred James Franciscus as John Novak, an idealistic English teacher at a Los Angeles high school, and Dean Jagger as the principal, Albert Vane. It ran for two seasons on NBC.
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