First Amendment Awards Dinner
The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation held its First Amendment Award dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel to honor leaders in… read more
The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation held its First Amendment Award dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel to honor leaders in journalism and broadcasting. The introduction of each award recipient included a video presentation. John Roberts was the master of ceremonies.
Tom Curley received the First Amendment Leadership Award; Paula Madison received the First Amendment Service Award; Richard Wiley received a special First Amendment Award for his career-long support of First Amendment rights for broadcasters and for his pivotal role in the development of high-definition television in this country; Bob Schieffer received the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award.
There was a performance by country music band Honky Tonk Confidential, featuring Bob Schieffer. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Jim Lehrer Anchor PBS->Newshour with Jim Lehrer
- Paula Madison Executive Vice President NBC Universal->Diversity
- John Roberts Anchor CNN->American Morning
- Bob Schieffer Chief Correspondent CBS->Washington Bureau
- John Sturm President and CEO Newspaper Association of America
- Richard Wiley Founding Partner Wiley Rein->Communications Practice
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