The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

“The Man Behind the Gun” for Outstanding Entertainment in Drama





Winner 1942 | CBS Radio

The award for the outstanding entertainment in drama goes to the new program entitled The Man Behind the Gun—broadcast on the Columbia Broadcasting System, brilliantly written by Ronald R. MacDougall and authentically produced by William Northrup Robson—for timeliness, a racy dialogue and a vivid sound effect which intensify our appreciation of what the men in action are up against.



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