The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Personal Award: Alistair Cooke for His Part in “America: A Personal View by Alistair Cooke”




Personal Award: Alistair Cooke for His Part in “America: A Personal View by Alistair Cooke”
 1972

His work in writing, narrating, and presenting this personal document in which American historical events are recounted and accompanied by colorful sketches of significant participants is of the highest order. America has all been interpreted from the viewpoint of Alistair Cooke’s own British-American background and has been magnificently filmed on location across the nation. For this outstanding effort, a special Peabody Award.



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