Radio: Laurels for 1949

The annual Peabody Awards (radio's "Oscars") last year recognized television for the first time. This year, treating TV as a full partner of radio, the Peabody Advisory Board singled out the MARCH OF TIME'S 26-episode Crusade in Europe (ABC-TV) as "television's major contribution to education."*

The other Peabody Award winners announced this week in Manhattan:

Radio

Reporting: Eric Sevareid (CBS), who "goes where the news originates . . . And, in his reporting, he reveals a depth and clarity, a perspicacity and lucidity."

Entertainment: Jack Benny (CBS), "for developing so brilliantly a comedy program...

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