The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Personal Award: Dr. Frank Stanton




Personal Award: Dr. Frank Stanton
 1960 | CBS Television

The Great Debates between the Presidential candidates are recognized as conceivably the most important service ever performed by broadcasting and one that may become a permanent part of our political heritage. The award goes to Dr. Frank Stanton for his initiative in suggesting the debates and his courageous leadership in bringing about the joint resolution of Congress which made the debates possible.