Walter H. Annenberg

Walter H. Annenberg (1908-2002) was an Editor and Publisher, Broadcaster, Diplomat, and Philanthropist. He served as United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s from 1969-1974.

Mr. Annenberg was named Honorary Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire, by Queen Elizabeth II, and was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan. He received the National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts and the Alfred I. DuPont Award for pioneering education via television. He received honorary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Brown University, University of Southern California, Howard University, and Brandeis University, among others.