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  • Complete 53rd Annual Peabody Awards (May 16, 1994)

    Complete 53rd Annual Peabody Awards (May 16, 1994)

    29 recipients of the 53rd Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 16, 1994 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Under the Influence
    1993
    Under the Influence

    A five-month long investigation of the conduct of the Tennessee General Assembly earned a Peabody for WKRN in Nashville. In January 1993, Channel 2 News...

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  • POV: Silverlake Life: The View From Here
    1993
    POV: Silverlake Life: The View From Here

    When filmmaker Peter Friedman’s friends Tom Joslin and Mark Massi died, he received an extraordinary inheritance: forty hours of videotape documenting the couple’s struggle with...

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  • Angels of Change
    1993
    Angels of Change

    Thirty years ago, four little girls died in the bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church. The blast shocked the world and galvanized the civil...

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  • 60 Minutes: The CIA's Cocaine
    1993
    60 Minutes: The CIA's Cocaine

    For more than two decades, the underground press has claimed CIA involvement in drug trafficking. It took the investigative skills and the exceptional interviewing abilities...

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  • Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins
    1993
    Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins

    If ever a topic was ripe for tabloid treatment, this is it. Rather than turn a personal tragedy into just another piece of trash television,...

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  • Homicide: Life on the Street
    1993
    Homicide: Life on the Street

    In this innovative, quirky, and frequently brilliant combination of style and substance, executive producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana effectively raise the detective genre to...

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  • The Ernest Green Story
    1993
    The Ernest Green Story

    In 1957 Ernest Green and eight other African-American students attempted to enroll in Central High School. Racial barriers had supposedly fallen three years earlier after...

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  • American Masters: Paul Simon -- Born at the Right Time
    1993
    American Masters: Paul Simon -- Born at the Right Time

    The music of Paul Simon chronicles post-war America, from its roots in rhythm and blues, to emergence of the folk scene, to folk-rock, to the...

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  • Mystery Science Theater 3000
    1993
    Mystery Science Theater 3000

    What happens when you take a lab technician, maroon him in outer space, and subject him to experiments testing the effects of bad movies on...

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  • Mystery! Prime Suspect
    1993
    Mystery! Prime Suspect

    “Gritty and graphic” describes the finest dramatic mini-series to grace television screens in years: Mystery! Prime Suspect. Helen Mirren brilliantly brings the uncompromising, riveting character...

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  • The Larry Sanders Show
    1993
    The Larry Sanders Show

    The past year has seen an unprecedented preoccupation with late-night television. At times the media circus surrounding this previously under-appreciated daypart seemed out of control....

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  • The Nineties: All Your Kisses Are Mine
    1993
    The Nineties: All Your Kisses Are Mine

    One of an eight-part series on British citizens over ninety years of age, All Your Kisses Are Mine is a powerful and poignant tribute to...

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  • I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
    1993
    I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School

    Filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond have earned Peabody recognition in the past for their innovative use of the new technology of portable video in The...

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  • Fox Children's Network: 1993 Public Service Campaign
    1993
    Fox Children's Network: 1993 Public Service Campaign

    Since its inception in 1990, Fox Children’s Network has succeeded in attracting a huge audience of children and young adults with its daily afternoon and...

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  • Personal Award: Paul Harvey
    1993
    Personal Award: Paul Harvey

    Millions “stand by for news” with Paul Harvey each week, and his deft amalgam of news and views always leaves his listeners informed and entertained....

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  • Institutional Award: The Discovery Networks
    1993
    Institutional Award: The Discovery Networks

    Some years ago, John S. Hendricks had a vision of using cable television to inform and educate. Since then, the promise of cable as a...

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  • Vietnam Women's Memorial
    1993
    Vietnam Women's Memorial

    The memorial to the women who served in Vietnam was unveiled on Veteran’s Day 1993. Attendees of the emotionally-charged commemoration wept openly as they remembered...

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  • Health Reform Coverage 1993
    1993
    Health Reform Coverage 1993

    Perhaps no other recent topic has received as much attention and been so riddled with misinformation as the initiative to reform health care in America....

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  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross
    1993
    Fresh Air with Terry Gross

    The aptly named Fresh Air is a breezy and brilliant weekday magazine of contemporary culture and public affairs. Host Terry Gross has earned a considerable...

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  • Kid Company
    1993
    Kid Company

    At a time when commercial radio has all but forgotten the child audience, WBZ Boston presents Kid Company, a weekly, live, two-hour radio series made...

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  • Document: The Unspeakable Atrocity
    1993
    Document: The Unspeakable Atrocity

    During its deliberations, it became clear to the Peabody Board that rarely did we observe the news media looking inward to examine its role in...

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  • Facing Reality: Politics, Drugs and Waste
    1993
    Facing Reality: Politics, Drugs and Waste

    One trend in television news is the diminishing number of investigative stories, reporter Bill Elder, ably assisted by assistant producer Diana Baker and cameraman Bob...

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  • Scarred for Life
    1993
    Scarred for Life

    Rarely has a program nominated for Peabody consideration received the attention and acclaim accorded this report. From the commendation of the faculty and student pre-screening...

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  • Health and Science Reporting by Robert Bazell
    1993
    Health and Science Reporting by Robert Bazell

    As the American population ages, medical reporting moves to the forefront of broadcast journalism. Sadly, such reports are often simplistic or sensational. However, Robert Bazell’s...

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  • Good Morning, Miss Toliver
    1993
    Good Morning, Miss Toliver

    The Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education (FASE) produced Good Morning, Miss Toliver, a behind-the-scenes classroom revelation of how Kay Toliver and her East...

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  • Chuck Kraemer Reporting
    1993
    Chuck Kraemer Reporting

    Reporting, writing, shooting, and editing one’s own programs on “consumer” equipment may seem frivolous, but Chuck Kraemer’s folly becomes viewer’s joy in his delightful observation...

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  • The New Explorers
    1993
    The New Explorers

    Now entering its fourth season, The New Explorers represents a unique partnership among government, major corporations, science institutions, WTTW, and Kurtis Productions, Ltd. This collaborative...

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  • Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs
    1993
    Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs

    Too often today, animation on television is produced in a workman-like manner, with little attention paid to characterization, illustration, and above all, narrative storytelling. This...

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  • Personal Award: Christiane Amanpour
    1993
    Personal Award: Christiane Amanpour

    The true mark of broadcast journalists is not their recognizability and familiarity among the public, or their ability to command seven-figure salaries. The test is...

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