The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Personal Award: Richard S. Salant




Personal Award: Richard S. Salant
Winner 1978

A personal Peabody goes to a distinguished lawyer turned newsman, Richard S. Salant. In recognition of his leadership at CBS News, and also in recognition of his staunch defense of the First Amendment guarantee of a free press, especially in the field of electronic journalism, it’s a pleasure for the Peabody Board to recognize the distinguished contributions to American broadcasting of Richard S. Salant



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