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Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, October 02, 1940

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Awards ceremony. The unidentified host gives three awards:

1. for coverage of the war zone in Europe: Leland Stowe, Chicago Daily News for his reporting on the fifth column activities in Norway

2. for coverage of the war in China, which threatens to merge with the rest of the second World War: Hallett Abend, of the New York Times

3. for reporting of the war over the radio: Edward Murrow of CBS. Paul White, of CBS, accepts the award on his behalf and makes a very short speech.

William H. Ingram then comes to the stage and delivers a speech.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69092
Municipal archives id: LT364

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Broadcast in cooperation with CUNY, this 1942 wartime radio show features members of faculty discussing different aspects of Americanism, the war effort, and the threat of un-democratic ideas.

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