The Waltons (CBS)
1972 | CBS-TV
Pulling a piece of life, a portion of an era, back from the past for viewing in the present can prove to be an overwhelming undertaking for a television series. Yet, The Waltons, recounting the quiet activities and day-to-day interactions of a family living in the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia during the Depression, accomplishes just that. The show evokes a mood of nostalgia, of love, and of honesty. Thus to CBS-TV, Earl Hamner, Jr., and all others who have had a part, this Peabody Award in recognition of their accomplishment.
Past Peabody Highlights
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