Radio: Distinction in '41

Radio's annual George Foster Peabody awards, ambitiously planned by the University of Georgia's School of Journalism as the Pulitzer Prizes of radio, were conferred for the second time last week. The Peabody plaque-winner who would most have pleased the late Joseph Pulitzer was lean, long-nosed Cecil Brown of CBS (TIME, Dec. 22). His news reports from

Cairo, Singapore and Australia, the citation said, "were remarkable for their ac curacy and their courage." After giving the audience (on the Starlight Roof of Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria) a little col or on the sinking of the Repulse -the orange-bright explosions of Jap torpedo planes above the...

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