Stories Behind the Objects | Chet Huntley's Emmy Award

Length: 5 minutes. Take a close-up look at a Museum of the Rockies artifact in 5 minutes or less! Brought to you by Lisa Verwys, Collections Manager and Registrar for Cultural History, this series explores the stories behind objects from the museum’s history collections.

Check out one of the museum’s more unique treasures- a 1961 Emmy Award won by newscaster Chet Huntley. But before he was a famous, award-winning news personality, Chet was a small-town Montana boy from Cardwell. Learn how Chet found fame as a co-anchor of the Huntley-Brinkley Report from 1956-1970, and discover the impact he made in Montana when he retired.