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William N. Robson and sons in 1948.

William N. Robson (October 8, 1906 - April 10, 1995) was a director and producer of radio.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Robson began as a writer for movies, but spent most of his career involved with radio.[1] He joined CBS in 1936. In 1943 he won two George Foster Peabody Awards, for the drama series Man Behind the Gun and the documentary Open Letter on Race Hatred.

During the 1950s, he wrote television dramas. In 1961, he joined the Voice of America where he produced documentaries, winning four more Peabody Awards.

He died at his home in Alexandria, Virginia, on April 10, 1995.


  1. ^ Obituary, New York Times, April 13, 1995.

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