The Peabody Awards

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  • Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle
    Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle

    Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle is a direct but gentle and sensitive portrayal of the treatment of the elderly in this country. Two years...

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  • Race War in Rhodesia
    Race War in Rhodesia

    Nationally syndicated columnist/commentator Carl T. Rowan brought WDVM-TV viewers a powerful look at the political tensions in Rhodesia and neighboring African nations. This excellent documentary,...

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  • Over Easy
    Over Easy

    The year 1978 marked only the second season for Over Easy produced by KQED for the Public Broadcasting Service. Host Hugh Downs skillfully guides the...

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  • Barney Miller
    Barney Miller

    Barney Miller, presented each week to millions of Americans over the ABC Television Network, proves that good writing, coupled with skillful production and direction, are...

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  • Cartoon-A-Torial
    Cartoon-A-Torial

    Many efforts have been made to successfully translate the editorial cartoon from the newspaper to the television screen. Newsweek Broadcasting has successfully done this, capturing...

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  • Damien
    Damien

    The struggles of a young priest to overcome bureaucracy, both lay and clerical, and provide medical, material, and spiritual sustenance to a colony of lepers...

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  • 30 Minutes
    30 Minutes

    In 30 Minutes, CBS News has successfully dealt with a variety of subjects, primarily of interest to teen-agers, but generally of interest to other segments...

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  • Lou Grant
    Lou Grant

    There are those who thought that Ed Asner succeeded very well as a television news director. Many now feel he has made the transition to...

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  • Whose Child is This?
    Whose Child is This?

    There is nothing pleasant about child abuse. WAVE-TV’s Alfred Shands, along with producer Rhoden Streeter has come to grips with the problem of how to...

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  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

    Everything about the Once Upon A Classic family drama series has been first-rate. But the production by WQED, Pittsburgh, of A Connecticut Yankee in King...

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  • Mysterious Castles of Clay
    Mysterious Castles of Clay

    “Unusual,” “interesting,” “informative,” “a fantastic depiction of nature,” “unusually excellent” and “in a class by itself” are some of the descriptive remarks made by University...

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  • The Body Human: The Vital Connection
    The Body Human: The Vital Connection

    The world of the human brain has rarely been so graphically displayed and explained as in The Human Body: The Vital Connection. Written with an...

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  • The Battle for South Africa
    The Battle for South Africa

    This in-depth look at the terrorist war being waged in South Africa against the government is a real credit to CBS News which produced this...

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  • Personal Award: Richard S. Salant
    Personal Award: Richard S. Salant

    A personal Peabody goes to a distinguished lawyer turned newsman, Richard S. Salant. In recognition of his leadership at CBS News, and also in recognition...

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  • CBS World News Roundup
    CBS World News Roundup

    CBS World News Roundup celebrated its 40th anniversary in 1978. For consistently offering a roundup of the major stories of the day in more than...

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  • Chicago Radio Theatre
    Chicago Radio Theatre

    Chicago Radio Theatre shows imagination and great skill in its hour-long dramas. Its productions run the gamut from classics to fantasy to documentary, all done...

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  • Institutional Award: WMUK for Live Radio Dramas
    Institutional Award: WMUK for Live Radio Dramas

    Radio station WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan was invited to present two live radio dramas at last summer’s Super Summer Festival.The results were highly gratifying. To...

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  • The Eyewitness Who Wasn't
    The Eyewitness Who Wasn't

    The Eyewitness Who Wasn’t is an intriguing title, and WABE-FM in Atlanta developed the title into a highly dramatic and intensely moving documentary of one...

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  • Second Sunday
    Second Sunday

    A Peabody Award to NBC Radio Network for Second Sunday, a regular monthly documentary series that tackles the important topics from every possible angle. An...

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  • Dialogues on a Tightrope: An Italian Mosaic
    Dialogues on a Tightrope: An Italian Mosaic

    National Public Radio merits a Peabody Award for Dialogues on a Tightrope: An Italian Mosaic. Producer Josh Darsa went to Italy following the murder of...

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  • The Last Voyage of the Cap'n Bill
    The Last Voyage of the Cap'n Bill

    Radio drama and documentaries are far from dead, if this year’s Peabody entries are a valid indication. Indeed, both are on the upswing, not only...

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  • The Eternal Light
    The Eternal Light

    The Eternal Light was established in 1944 by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Its radio dramas have always represented the very finest in writing,...

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  • The Muppet Show
    The Muppet Show

    Perhaps one of the most original television programs of the last five years is The Muppet Show. The gentle satire, the clever characters, the fantasy...

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  • Holocaust
    Holocaust

    Holocaust has not only won national acclaim, but it has become an international success. Members of the Peabody Board feel well justified in making an...

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  • A River to the Sea
    A River to the Sea

    A River to the Sea examines the history and evolution of the English language. With a sensitive script, fine photography and superb narration by Alexander...

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  • Your Health and Your Wallet
    Your Health and Your Wallet

    To WDVM-TV, Washington, D.C., goes a Peabody Award for Your Health and Your Wallet, a mini-series focusing on rising medical costs and what can be...

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  • Arts in New Hampshire
    Arts in New Hampshire

    WENH-TV has produced 48 television program segments during the last year and has used these in news and public affairs programs to keep viewers informed...

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  • Personal Award: Bob Keeshan
    Personal Award: Bob Keeshan

    A personal Peabody Award goes to Bob Keeshan, known to millions as “Captain Kangaroo.” For a quarter of a century, he has not only brought...

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