The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

1980s Radio


1980s Radio


1980 Winners

· A Prairie Home Companion
· Jazz Alive!
· Peniel
· The Hallelujah Caucus
· The San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasts



1981 Winners

· Carl Sandburg at Connemara
· Newsfile: A Bankrupt Court
· Our Forgotten Warriors: Vietnam Veterans Face the Challenges of the ‘80s
· The Odyssey of Homer
· The Todds’ Teddy Bears Picnic



1982 Winners

· Banks on the Brink
· Morningside/1905
· Taylor Made Piano: A Jazz History
· The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show
· The Larry King Show
· The Sunday Show
· They Served With Honor



1983 Winners

· Debbie Pielow: Waiting for a Heart That Never Came
· Marian McPartland’s “Piano Jazz”
· New England Almanac: Portraits in Sound of New England Life and Landscape
· The Jeffersonian World of Dumas Malone
· Times Beach: Born 1925, Died 1983
· Victims



1984 Winners

· 24 Hour Blizzard Coverage
· Bradbury 13
· D-Day: 40 Years Later
· Small Things Considered
· The Immigration Problem
· The Protestant Hour



1985 Winners

· Breakdown and Back
· Down and Outside: On the Streets in Louisville
· Liberation Remembered
· The Number Man—Bach at Three Hundred



1986 Winners

· A Disaster Called Schizophrenia
· Newsmark: Where In The World Are We?
· One On One
· Paris: From Oscar Wilde to Jim Morrison
· Radio Coverage of the Attack on Tripoli, Libya



1987 Winners

· “Ryan Martin” as presented on “Weekend Edition”
· Charities That Give and Take
· Earnest Will: Americans in the Gulf
· Of Violence and Victims



1988 Winners

· A Matter of Time: The Crisis in Kentucky Corrections
· Cowboys on Everest
· Hate Crimes: America’s Cancer
· Impeachment of Evan Mecham
· Nothing Political/Mandela at 70
· Speaking for Everyman: Ian McKellen Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday



1989 Winners

· China in Crisis
· Earthquake ‘89
· Lost Innocence: The Children of World War II
· Mei Mei: A Daughter’s Song
· Scott Simon’s Radio Essays