The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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  • Cosmos
    1980
    Cosmos

    When a group of specially talented individuals sits down to create a new and better way of explaining what our universe is all about it...

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  • Terra: Our World
    1980
    Terra: Our World

    Some people apparently believe that instructional television must, of necessity, be dull, plodding in presentation, and colorless. The producers of Terra: Our World obviously don’t...

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  • The National Geographic Specials
    1980
    The National Geographic Specials

    Excellence is nothing new to WQED, Pittsburgh, and its fine staff. Now, meld this excellence with the outstanding contributions of the National Geographic Society and...

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  • The Battle of Westlands
    1980
    The Battle of Westlands

    KTEH in San Jose, California is not one of the large, well-funded public television stations of the nation, but it is obvious that the staff...

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  • Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?
    1980
    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?

    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here? is a disturbing documentary by a first-rate staff at KQED-TV, San Francisco. This program examines the...

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  • The MX Debate
    1980
    The MX Debate

    Every American is vitally affected by the decisions which will be made concerning the proposed deployment of the MX missile system. Those Americans living in...

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  • Institutional Award: WNCN Radio for Overall Performance as Exemplified by
    1980
    Institutional Award: WNCN Radio for Overall Performance as Exemplified by "Conversations with Horowitz"

    WNCN Radio has won the respect of music lovers in the world’s largest urban area, New York City, for its consistently high quality 24-hour service....

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  • All Creatures Great and Small
    1980
    All Creatures Great and Small

    A Peabody Award goes to the British Broadcasting Corporation for All Creatures Great and Small. Few series have achieved the warmth and the charm of...

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  • Playing For Time
    1980
    Playing For Time

    To CBS Entertainment a Peabody Award for Playing For Time, the dramatic memoirs of an Auschwitz survivor. The story of how members of an all-woman...

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  • The Wonderful World of Science
    1980
    The Wonderful World of Science

    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation tackled the question, “Can you teach early school-age children the complexities of science?”. The answer is a resounding “Yes,” for their...

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  • Jazz Alive!
    1980
    Jazz Alive!

    As one enthusiastic Peabody reviewer put it, “Wow! A great jazz show that has a short introduction and then—music.” Jazz Alive! is a program from...

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  • A Prairie Home Companion
    1980
    A Prairie Home Companion

    A Prairie Home Companion is a weekly two-hour broadcast from St. Paul. It is a low-key, entertaining variety show full of good folk humor and...

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  • The Hallelujah Caucus
    1980
    The Hallelujah Caucus

    The Hallelujah Caucus examined the emerging power of the conservative religious right wing. The reporting was incisive and thorough, providing a revealing look at the...

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  • Personal Award: Walter Cronkite
    1980
    Personal Award: Walter Cronkite

    Walter Cronkite has distinguished himself with a pacesetting career in broadcast journalism, exemplifying dedication and professionalism in bringing information to the public with competence and...

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  • Personal Award: Phil Donahue
    1980
    Personal Award: Phil Donahue

    To most Americans the name “Donahue” is as common and ordinary as the word “water,” but there is nothing common or ordinary about the man...

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  • Personal Award: Carroll O'Connor for
    1980
    Personal Award: Carroll O'Connor for "Edith's Death" ("All in the Family")

    To Carroll O’Connor, a personal Peabody Award for his work in Edith’s Death, an episode in the Archie Bunker’s Place series. O’Connor’s sensitive reaction to...

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  • Personal Award: Sol Taishoff
    1980
    Personal Award: Sol Taishoff

    A personal Peabody Award to Sol Taishoff, a true broadcasting pioneer. His 50 years of reporting and interpreting current events in radio and television, (and...

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  • Peniel
    1980
    Peniel

    From the Hornby Collection series comes Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Peniel, a sensitive account of a young woman minister’s battle with cancer. This is a dramatic...

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  • The San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasts
    1980
    The San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasts

    For the past ten years, the San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasters have been scheduled on National Public Radio as well as on selected commercial radio...

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  • Amber Waves
    1980
    Amber Waves

    To ABC a Peabody Award for Amber Waves, an excellent statement concerning the status of work ethic in America and how it influences and shapes...

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  • Personal Award: Elaine Green for
    1980
    Personal Award: Elaine Green for "The Hoskins Interview"

    Crime touches the lives of many Americans, often in a highly disturbing and personal way. Elaine Green of WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio, had no inkling of...

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  • IBM Presents Baryshnikov on Broadway
    1980
    IBM Presents Baryshnikov on Broadway

    A Peabody Award goes to ABC for IBM Presents Baryshnikov of Broadway, a dazzling display of talent by internationally famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. His...

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  • The American Short Story
    1980
    The American Short Story

    A joint Peabody Award goes to Robert Geller, executive producer of The American Short Story, and to the Public Broadcasting Service, which carried the programming...

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  • Shogun
    1980
    Shogun

    To NBC and Paramount Television, a Peabody Award for Shogun. This exceptional television adaptation of James Clavell’s massive novel brings together a group of elements...

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  • Gideon's Trumpet
    1980
    Gideon's Trumpet

    To CBS Entertainment, a Peabody Award for Gideon’s Trumpet, a true and compelling story of a Florida convict who alters the course of legal history....

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  • Personal Award: Mary Nissenson for
    1980
    Personal Award: Mary Nissenson for "Poland: A Changing Nation"

    When Mary Nissenson of WTVJ-TV, Miami, went to Poland to tape a local documentary about a holocaust victim, she had no idea she would get...

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  • Universe
    1980
    Universe

    Universe, a CBS News magazine with Walter Cronkite, was a fresh addition to the 1980 summer schedule. The series explored subjects ranging from a study...

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  • Personal Award: Studs Terkel
    1980
    Personal Award: Studs Terkel

    Studs Terkel is an institution in Chicago. As host of a regular radio show, as a writer and as a lecturer, he brings dignity, insight...

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