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. 

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Program ID:
204040-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 8, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 2008

Airing Details

  • Mar 08, 2008 | 8:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 2008 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 2008 | 1:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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