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Norman Corwin

Norman Corwin (1910-2011) was a writer, screenwriter, producer, essayist, and teacher of journalism and writing. He was best known for his radio drama productions in the 1930s and 1940s, and his 1945 production about the end of World War II in Europe, On a Note of Triumph, is considered a radio masterpiece. Corwin was one of the first producers to use entertainment to address serious issues, and his many accolades included a Golden Globe, an Emmy, two Peabody Awards, and two honorary degrees.