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Peabody awards ceremony.

Tuesday, April 10, 1945

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

Presentation of the Peabody Awards for outstanding public service via radio. Includes a moving and funny tribute to WNYC by City Council President Newbold Morris.

Speakers include:
J.Harold Ryan, NAB President (partial)
Dean John E. Drewry, Dean of the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia
Paul A. Porter, FCC chairman
Newbold Morris, City Council President
Morris Novik, station manager

Awardees include Colonel Edward Kirby and WNYC


Rundown: J.Harold Ryan, NAB President (partial)
Dean John E. Drewry, Dean of the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia
Paul A. Porter, FCC chairman
Newbold Morris, City Council President, in lieu of Mayor La Guardia, with a moving and funny eulogy to the city's station
Morris Novik, station manager



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 73617
Municipal archives id: LT2587

Contributors:

John E. Drewry, Newbold Morris, Morris S. Novik and Paul Aldermandt Porter

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