The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

1980s Documentary


1980s Documentary


1980 Winners

· Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?
· The Battle of Westlands
· The National Geographic Specials



1981 Winners

· She’s Nobody’s Baby: The History of American Women in the 20th Century
· The Red Army



1982 Winners

· 784 Days That Changed America—From Watergate to Resignation
· ABC News Closeup: Vietnam Requiem
· Beyond the Great Wall: Journey to the End of China
· Current Affairs: The Case of Dashiell Hammett
· Firebird
· Juilliard and Beyond: A Life in Music
· The Man Who Shot the Pope: A Study in Terrorism



1983 Winners

· Climate of Death
· NOVA: The Miracle of Life
· Portrait of America
· Studebaker: Less Than They Promised
· Vietnam: A Television History



1984 Winners

· A Walk Through the 20th Century With Bill Moyers
· Cousteau/Amazon
· FRONTLINE
· Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
· Rajneesh Update
· Seeds of Despair
· Somerville High
· The Brain
· The Hollow Victory: Vietnam Under Communism



1985 Winners

· Frontline: Crisis in Central America
· The Final Chapter?
· The Times of Harvey Milk



1986 Winners

· CBS Reports: The Vanishing Family—Crisis in Black America
· The National Geographic Specials
· Unknown Chaplin



1987 Winners

· AIDS and You
· America Undercover: Drunk and Deadly
· American Tongues
· Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years
· NOVA: Spy Machines
· Safe Haven
· Shoah
· Small Happiness: Women of a Chinese Village



1988 Winners

· ...and the Pursuit of Happiness
· Children’s Express Newsmagazine: Campaign ‘88
· Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam
· Frontline: The Choice
· Islam in Turmoil



1989 Winners

· Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt
· Did They Die in Vain?
· NBC News Special: To Be an American
· POV: Who Killed Vincent Chin?
· The Great Wall of Iron
· The Public Mind
· Yellowstone: Four Seasons After Fire