The Peabody Awards

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  • Institutional Award: Voice of America for Promotion of International Understanding
    1969
    Institutional Award: Voice of America for Promotion of International Understanding

    While the major purpose of the Voice of America is “to help achieve United States foreign policy objectives,” it also contributes markedly toward better understanding...

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  • On Trial: The Man in the Middle
    1969
    On Trial: The Man in the Middle

    With exceptional skill and understanding of the use of radio as a medium for relating the audience to the performer, Second Sunday has few equals....

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  • Experiment in Television
    1969
    Experiment in Television

    This series exemplifies the breadth of television as an art form. Among the past year’s productions were three original plays: A film by and about...

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  • Sesame Street
    1969
    Sesame Street

    Where millions of pre-school age children gather for enchanted hours of an ultra-modern version of readin’, ‘ritin’, and ‘rithmetic’—a product of color television’s most research,...

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  • The Japanese
    1969
    The Japanese

    In the field of international understanding: With former U.S. Ambassador Edwin 0. Reischauer as the narrator, The Japanese, a CBS Special, emerged as a thoughtful,...

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  • The Negro In Indianapolis
    1969
    The Negro In Indianapolis

    A series of programs based on an extensive research project to study the divergent perceptions of the Negro and the white man in Indianapolis and...

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  • J.T.
    1969
    J.T.

    A program created by CBS Television especially for young people that combined highly creative and imaginative writing and superb production. A landmark in children’s television...

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  • Who Killed Lake Erie
    1969
    Who Killed Lake Erie

    This vivid television essay is the reporter at his best as an educator. A project of NBC News, Who Killed Lake Erieboth inspired and intensified...

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  • The Advocates
    1969
    The Advocates

    To station WGBH of Boston and station WCET of Los Angeles, a Peabody Award for The Advocates, a 39-week series of bold, invigorating debates of...

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  • Personal Award: Curt Gowdy
    1969
    Personal Award: Curt Gowdy

    With sports occupying an increasing significance in broadcasting, Curt Gowdy merits recognition as television’s most versatile sportscaster. Over the years, Mr. Gowdy has achieved top...

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  • Personal Award: Tom Pettit
    1969
    Personal Award: Tom Pettit

    Tom Pettit, a writer-producer for NBC News, has brought a strong dimension to investigative reporting on television, an area hitherto largely unfulfilled. Incisive, accurate and...

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  • Personal Award: Chet Huntley
    1969
    Personal Award: Chet Huntley

    A Special Peabody Award to Chet Huntley for his major and always dependable contribution to radio and television for over 35 years. Chet has characterized...

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  • Personal Award: Bing Crosby
    1969
    Personal Award: Bing Crosby

    Legendary figure in American broadcasting for over four decades, an early radio celebrity, heard through the sale of 300,000,000 recordings, seen in 58 major movies,...

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  • When Will It End?
    1969
    When Will It End?

    A significant illustration of radio used to investigate and report on community problems in the interest of finding an equitable solution to these problems. In...

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  • Higher Horizons
    1969
    Higher Horizons

    In programming and community services, station WLIB demonstrates high dedication to aiding black youth to find jobs, to stay in school, and, through Higher Horizons,...

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  • Newsroom
    1969
    Newsroom

    The reporting of news is television’s most vital function-and also its most familiar stereotype. The nation’s liveliest exception is KQED’s Newsroom, a nightly, non-commercial hour...

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  • Personal Award: Frank Reynolds
    1969
    Personal Award: Frank Reynolds

    Frank Reynolds, after a career of many years as a hard-core newsman and reporter, became in 1968 an anchorman of ABC Evening News, which he...

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