The Peabody Awards

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    Showing 27 results for 1985



  • The Final Chapter?
    The Final Chapter?

    The threat of nuclear war is a subject readily available for documentary production, but one which rarely has been treated as incisively as in the...

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  • Frontline: Crisis in Central America
    Frontline: Crisis in Central America

    This is a repeat appearance by FRONTLINE as a winner in the Peabody Awards competition. The exceptional four-part series, aired in the Spring of 1985,...

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  • The Times of Harvey Milk
    The Times of Harvey Milk

    The Times of Harvey Milk is the story of the extraordinary rise to power of Harvey Mil, an openly-gay camera store owner who became one...

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  • Armed and Dangerous
    Armed and Dangerous

    Chicago’s Channel 2 Investigative Team spent three months on a very important effort to show that many unqualified, unlicensed and potentially dangerous security guards were...

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  • Second Chance
    Second Chance

    Second Chance refers to both an hour-long documentary and a follow-up public service effort dealing with transplant surgery and human organ donations. Producer Jan Getz...

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  • Coverage of the Mexican Earthquake
    Coverage of the Mexican Earthquake

    KDTV-TV is a full-time, Spanish-language television station in San Francisco. In September 1985 the disastrous series of earthquakes struck Mexico City and within two hours...

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  • Seminars on Media and Society
    Seminars on Media and Society

    A Peabody Award is presented to the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, for their continuing effort in the production of the exceptional...

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  • The Skin Horse
    The Skin Horse

    The Skin Horse is an outspoken consideration of a subject not often discussed or treated on television: the emotional and sexual lives of the disabled....

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  • Live From Lincoln Center
    Live From Lincoln Center

    For ten years the American public has been able to see, by means of television, hundreds of live productions from the stages of Lincoln Center....

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  • A Higher Standard
    A Higher Standard

    Exposure of political corruption has long been a hallmark of investigative journalism. The central role of television in such investigations is revealed by WSMV-TV, Nashville,...

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  • Braingames
    Braingames

    Although cartoons have traditionally been popular with children, they have too frequently been mindless and passive entertainment providing nothing in return for the time spent...

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  • The American West: Steinbeck Country
    The American West: Steinbeck Country

    Some television programs set the difficult goal of educating those who merely seek to be entertained. Most of these attempts fail. KGO-TV’s production of The...

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  • Personal Award: Lawrence Fraiberg
    Personal Award: Lawrence Fraiberg

    “A lifetime of stewardship to great broadcasting.” This is the phrase used by a member of the Peabody Board in describing Larry Fraiberg. Here is...

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  • Personal Award: Johnny Carson
    Personal Award: Johnny Carson

    Johnny Carson is about to embark on his 25th year at the helm of the Tonight show. Unbelievable! A quarter of a century of humor...

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  • Institutional Award: WGBH Radio for Overall Programming and Its Leadership in State-of-the-Art Broadcasting
    Institutional Award: WGBH Radio for Overall Programming and Its Leadership in State-of-the-Art Broadcasting

    WGBH Radio has an audience of nearly 350,000 listeners each week. This means that it is one of the most listened-to public radio stations in...

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  • Down and Outside: On the Streets in Louisville
    Down and Outside: On the Streets in Louisville

    Today, every major city has to face the problem of the homeless. Louisville, Kentucky is no exception. Two fine radio news reporters on the staff...

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  • Liberation Remembered
    Liberation Remembered

    In Liberation Remembered, executive producer Barbara Howard has generated a radio program capable of reading deep into the emotions of listeners everywhere. Together with producer...

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  • The Number Man--Bach at Three Hundred
    The Number Man--Bach at Three Hundred

    CBS News’ production of The Number Man—Bach at Three Hundred is a thirty-minute documentary narrated by eloquent Charles Osgood. The program explores the life, music...

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  • Breakdown and Back
    Breakdown and Back

    Mental illness is an affliction that affects many and frightens most. Breakdown and Back takes the listener on a journey inside the world of mental...

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  • I-Team: Home Health Care
    I-Team: Home Health Care

    An aging population and a volatile economic situation have lead to a rise of coverage of the health care field by the media. WCCO-TV’s five-month...

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  • Apartheid's People
    Apartheid's People

    With the turmoil in South Africa capturing an ever-increasing share of headlines, the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour saw an opportunity for a deeper, more incisive look. Executive...

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  • Vietnam Ten Years After
    Vietnam Ten Years After

    The tenth anniversary of the United States’ withdrawal from Vietnam was commemorated by many radio and television stations and networks. Of the numerous attempts to...

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  • Whose America Is It?
    Whose America Is It?

    CBS News has distinguished itself in the view of the Peabody Board with its one hour documentary examining the issues raised by the nation’s seeming...

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  • Do You Remember Love?
    Do You Remember Love?

    Recognition of exceptional quality has long been the credo of the Peabody Awards. This year, as members of the Peabody Board met to consider selections,...

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  • Tender Places
    Tender Places

    Tender Places concerns divorce, called by one critic “the common cold of social problems.” But WBZ-TV in Boston considered the problems of divorce important enough...

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  • An Early Frost
    An Early Frost

    An Early Frost deals with the problems of an American family trying to cope with the news that their son is dying of AIDS. The...

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  • Personal Award: Bob Geldof and Live Aid
    Personal Award: Bob Geldof and Live Aid

    Last year, the Peabody Board recognized Central Independent Television of Great Britain for its role in revealing the tragedy of the Ethiopian famine to the...

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