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NBC Tenth Anniversary Medal
Date: 1936
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Medium: Silver-plated bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Silver-plated bronze struck medal with obverse containing National Broadcasting Company's three-letter logo written horizontally and vertically with lightning bolts extending in four directions; date "19/26" inscribed above, and "19/36" below. Reverse bears inscription: "TENTH ANNIVERSARY/TO THOSE WHO HAVE SHARED WITH US/IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF BROADCASTING"; surrounding legend: "NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC./A RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA SERVICE."
Credit Line: Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Object Number: 1943.136
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Elihu Root (1845-1937) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. He served as Secretary of War under McKinley and Roosevelt (1899-1903) and as Secretary of State under Roosevelt (1905-1909). From 1909- 1915 he was a Republican Senator from New York.