The Peabody Awards

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  • Wallace and Gromit
    1995
    Wallace and Gromit

    Aardman Animations uses virtuoso claymation to chronicle the zany lives of an eccentric inventor, Wallace, and his faithful, dog, Gromit. In this series of films...

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  • Homicide: Life on the Street
    1995
    Homicide: Life on the Street

    Two years ago the Peabody Board cited Homicide: Life on the Street for its “innovative, quirky, and frequently brilliant combination of style and substance.” This...

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  • The Tuskegee Airmen
    1995
    The Tuskegee Airmen

    The story of the “Fighting 99th,” the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots, is brilliantly told by executive producer Frank Price, producer William Carraro, and...

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  • The Politician's Wife
    1995
    The Politician's Wife

    Screenwriter Paula Milne’s stunning trilogy centers on Flora Matlock (perfectly played by Juliet Stevenson) as the unsuspecting wife of a distinguished but adulterous M.P., depicted...

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  • CBS News for Coverage of the Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin
    1995
    CBS News for Coverage of the Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

    CBS News’ comprehensive and accurate coverage of the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel on November 4, 1995, reflected its long-term commitment to...

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  • FRONTLINE: Waco - The Inside Story
    1995
    FRONTLINE: Waco - The Inside Story

    This account of the siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, takes exceptional measures to be both comprehensive and informative. The Frontline investigative...

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  • The Boys of St. Vincent
    1995
    The Boys of St. Vincent

    The power of this fictionalized portrayal drawn from actual events resides in the exceptional writing, acting and staging. Executive producers Claudio Luca and Colin Neale,...

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  • August Wilson's
    1995
    August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson"

    August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson tells the tale of a family heirloom: an ornately carved piano which carries the history of the...

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  • Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story
    1995
    Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story

    Perhaps the first TV movie to depict a lesbian orientation and its personal and professional consequences, Serving in Silence recounts the true story of Colonel...

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  • The Journey of Christopher Reeve
    1995
    The Journey of Christopher Reeve

    In May 1995, a near-fatal riding accident changed Christopher Reeve’s life from that of a top Hollywood actor and an avid outdoorsman, to a quadriplegic...

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  • Coming Out Under Fire
    1995
    Coming Out Under Fire

    This documentary, deftly produced in the style of movies of the 1940s, takes the contemporary debate about gays and lesbians in the military back to...

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  • The Private Life of Plants
    1995
    The Private Life of Plants

    They smell heavenly, have multiple sex partners, and reproduce in the thousands. We can’t live without them and yet if we get too close, they...

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  • POV: Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter
    1995
    POV: Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter

    In Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter, film maker Deborah Hoffmann recounts her coming to terms with her mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s disease and explores the universal...

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  • Target Seven: Armed and Angry
    1995
    Target Seven: Armed and Angry

    A report on the militia movement in United States, this is a first-rate investigative effort by a local television station. WXYZ-TV’s news team, led by...

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  • Truth on Trial
    1995
    Truth on Trial

    For the last two decades, alleged sexual abuse of children in group care settings has risen into the national spotlight. Criminal prosecutions of these alleged...

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  • The Peavy Investigation
    1995
    The Peavy Investigation

    Maintaining a commitment to thorough investigation in the face of unprecedented competitive pressure is a formidable challenge facing local television news operations. Robert Riggs, WFAA-TV...

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  • Wynton Marsalis: Making the Music/Marsalis on Music
    1995
    Wynton Marsalis: Making the Music/Marsalis on Music

    These two outstanding series - one for radio, the other for television - share much. Each demonstrates the range and fecundity of jazz from blues...

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  • St. Paul Sunday
    1995
    St. Paul Sunday

    For 15 years Minnesota Public Radio’s Saint Paul Sunday has provided listeners with extraordinary access to the world’s finest classical musicians. The luminaries presented by...

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  • Kevin's Sentence
    1995
    Kevin's Sentence

    The impact of drunk driving on young lives and on the criminal justice system became both personalized and poignant in this powerful radio documentary. Kevin...

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  • Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray?
    1995
    Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray?

    In this series, WJR Radio, led by investigative reporter Rod Hansen, exemplified journalism’s highest calling - championing the cause of citizens whose rights have been...

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  • Personal Award: Oprah Winfrey
    1995
    Personal Award: Oprah Winfrey

    Each year the Board screens hundreds of news, entertainment, education, and public service programs. Today, we recognize a woman who has done exceptional work in...

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  • New York City School Corruption
    1995
    New York City School Corruption

    Amid all the media hype of satellite uplinks, spectacular weather graphics and news anchors known more for their on-camera looks than for their journalistic abilities,...

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  • 50 Years After the War
    1995
    50 Years After the War

    Fifty years ago, Japan surrendered unconditionally to end World War II. However, the wounds inflicted upon Asia remain. This three-part investigative series by Television Broadcasts...

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  • CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America
    1995
    CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America

    Television has long been the target of criticism that its depictions of violence are glamorized and that the effects of violence are glossed over or...

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  • Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation
    1995
    Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation

    This definitive record of the events associated with the collapse of Yugoslavia brings into focus the divergence of warring factions and the hostility among leaders...

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  • KFOR-TV, KOCO-TV, and KWTV-TV for Coverage of the Murrah Building Bombing
    1995
    KFOR-TV, KOCO-TV, and KWTV-TV for Coverage of the Murrah Building Bombing

    At 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995, an act of terrorism struck our nation’s heartland. In the days that followed, America and the world came...

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  • Peter Jennings Reporting: Hiroshima–Why the Bomb was Dropped
    1995
    Peter Jennings Reporting: Hiroshima–Why the Bomb was Dropped

    The August 6, 1045 atomic bombing of Hiroshima signaled the end of World War II and the origins of the Cold War. As the 50th...

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  • Rock & Roll
    1995
    Rock & Roll

    This ten-hour series for public television traces the history of rock from its renegade beginnings to its technology-driven present. Executive producer Elizabeth Deane for WGBH-TV,...

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  • Road Scholar
    1995
    Road Scholar

    In this personal journey, poet and commentator Andrei Codrescu set off in a bright red 1968 Cadillac to look for America. Beginning at the Statue...

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  • The Dying Rooms
    1995
    The Dying Rooms

    Under profoundly perilous circumstances, three film makers carefully penetrated deep inside China, where allegations of neglect and abuse of orphan children were rumored but previously...

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  • Hoop Dreams
    1995
    Hoop Dreams

    Nearly ten years ago, film makers Steve James, Frederick Marx and Peter Gilbert began documenting life on an around Chicago’s playground basketball courts. Their camera...

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  • Personal Award: Oscar Brand
    1995
    Personal Award: Oscar Brand

    In December 1995, Oscar Brand celebrated his 50th anniversary as host of the Folksong Festival on WNYC, New York’s municipal radio station. In that half...

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  • Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
    1995
    Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream

    For twenty-three years in the major leagues, Henry Aaron quietly rewrote the baseball record books. His singular achievement, of course, was hitting home run number...

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  • Complete 55th Annual Peabody Awards (May 6, 1996)

    Complete 55th Annual Peabody Awards (May 6, 1996)

    33 recipients of the 55th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 6, 1996 at the Walforf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

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