The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Personal Award: Col. Edward M. Kirby





Winner 1944 | Radio Branch of the War Department

And now I take pleasure in making a special award to Colonel Edward M. Kirby, Chief, Radio Branch of the War Department, for the brilliant adaptation of radio to the requirements of the armed forces and the home front, for Command Performance, for G.I. Jive, for Hymns From Home—an achievement of American ingenuity on a global scale.



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