The Peabody Awards

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  • Complete 61st Annual Peabody Awards (May 20, 2002)

    Complete 61st Annual Peabody Awards (May 20, 2002)

    34 recipients of the 61st Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 20, 2002 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Institutional Award: Nightline
    2001
    Institutional Award: Nightline

    It began with a different anchor and a different title on November 8, 1979, four days after the seizure of the American Embassy in Teheran....

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  • Blue's Clues
    2001
    Blue's Clues

    Built on the philosophy that television can educate while it entertains, Blue’s Clues is a “play-along, think-along” series whose inventive approach to problem solving offers...

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  • Little Bill
    2001
    Little Bill

    Little Bill explores life through the eyes of a five-year-old boy who walks his viewers into the delights and joys of everyday experiences. Whether making...

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  • Institutional Award: Youth Radio
    2001
    Institutional Award: Youth Radio

    For a decade Youth Radio, based in Berkeley, California has trained thousands of teenagers, the vast majority from low-income homes, in skills related to broadcast...

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  • The First Year
    2001
    The First Year

    Intense and emotional, The First Year cuts through the rhetoric of the national debate about education to remind us what is real—the powerful relationship between...

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  • Boycott
    2001
    Boycott

    A Peabody Award goes to Boycott, written by Herman Daniel Farrell, III, and Timothy J. Sexton and directed for Home Box Office by Clark Johnson....

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  • The DNA Files
    2001
    The DNA Files

    This vivid and accessible five part series examines recent discoveries and controversies in the fields of genetic science. Each program approaches complicated scientific topics with...

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  • Institutional Award: WGBH
    2001
    Institutional Award: WGBH

    The call letters WGBH are among the most familiar in all of broadcasting and central to the Public Broadcasting Service. From the first radio broadcast...

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  • 60 Minutes II: Memories of a Massacre
    2001
    60 Minutes II: Memories of a Massacre

    A Peabody goes to CBS’ 60 Minutes II: Memories of a Massacre. Co-produced by Gregory Vistica and Tom Anderson, this painfully honest segment investigates the...

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  • Band of Brothers
    2001
    Band of Brothers

    Band of Brothers, based on Stephen E. Ambrose’s book, is among the most memorable undertakings in television history. The commitment of time and resources from...

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  • Independent Lens: Still Life with Animated Dogs
    2001
    Independent Lens: Still Life with Animated Dogs

    Written, narrated and animated by its director, Paul Fierlinger, Still Life With Animated Dogs is a playful yet deeply serious documentary about dogs the artist...

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  • The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
    2001
    The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

    The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg chronicles the extraordinary career of the baseball great who transcended religious prejudice to become an authentic American icon....

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  • A Murder in the Neighbourhood
    2001
    A Murder in the Neighbourhood

    There are occasions when violence intrudes even into the most familiar settings and the most typical lives. Such an intrusion occurred on Hillcrest Avenue in...

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  • Visions of Vine Street
    2001
    Visions of Vine Street

    In April 2001, the heart of Cincinnati, a deteriorated area known as “Over-the-Rhine,” exploded in riots. In the days following, WCPO-TV General Manager Bill Fee...

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  • American Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams
    2001
    American Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

    Using excerpts from private letters and scrapbooks, novels and short stories, photos from family albums, interviews with friends, colleagues and acquaintances, this cinematic biography melds...

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  • Anne Frank
    2001
    Anne Frank

    Of the millions of Jews murdered during the Holocaust, many were children, and Anne Frank stands out as their voice. In Anne Frank, based on...

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  • America: A Tribute to Heroes
    2001
    America: A Tribute to Heroes

    From the beginning of the program with Bruce Springsteen singing “My City in Ruins” to the closing moments with Willy Nelson leading a panoply of...

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  • Third Watch: In Their Own Words
    2001
    Third Watch: In Their Own Words

    As was the case for so many others who create fictional television programs, the writers, producers, directors, and actors of NBC’s Third Watch were faced...

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  • National Public Radio Coverage of September 11, 2001
    2001
    National Public Radio Coverage of September 11, 2001

    From its initial reports on the breaking, unprecedented news events of September 11, 2001, through in-depth coverage during the following three months, National Public Radio...

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  • Endgame in Ireland
    2001
    Endgame in Ireland

    For years, peace in Northern Ireland seemed to be a perplexing illusion. For each step forward, there seemed to be one step back. Negotiations continued,...

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  • A Huey P. Newton Story
    2001
    A Huey P. Newton Story

    In this mesmerizing portrait of the complex co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, Huey P. Newton’s words still speak profoundly to us...

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  • ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre - Talking Heads II: Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet
    2001
    ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre - Talking Heads II: Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet

    In a culture increasingly dominated by youth, ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Talking Heads II—Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet brings a perspective rarely found on television today....

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  • Mzima - Haunt of the Riverhorse
    2001
    Mzima - Haunt of the Riverhorse

    This evocative documentary combines powerful storytelling with un-compromised production values and specialist cinematography to take audiences into the underwater realm of two of Africa’s most...

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  • The Bernie Mac Show
    2001
    The Bernie Mac Show

    In The Bernie Mac Show, stand-up comedian Bernie Mac plays himself. But now he’s a woeful Bernie Mac, a beleaguered, confused, exasperated parent to two...

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  • Wit
    2001
    Wit

    This story of Vivian Bearing, a scholar of English literature suddenly faced with a diagnosis of terminal ovarian cancer, is a harrowing, yet deeply humane...

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  • Things Behind the Sun
    2001
    Things Behind the Sun

    Things Behind the Sun is an intense story of a teenage rape and its devastating consequences. Based on the experiences of filmmaker Allison Anders and...

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  • Hell in the Pacific
    2001
    Hell in the Pacific

    If all war is hell, it remains the case that for sheer hatred and intense savagery, the Pacific theater of operations during World War II...

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  • ABC News Coverage of September 11, 2001
    2001
    ABC News Coverage of September 11, 2001

    On September 11, 2001, the news organizations of the American Broadcasting Company—individuals and special units—exhibited the finest aspects of broadcast journalism. Diane Sawyer and Charles...

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  • My Father's Camera
    2001
    My Father's Camera

    Equipped with her dad’s old Super 8 and a sharp eye for a great clip, Karen Shopsowitz weaves the history of home movies together with...

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  • WTO Challenge
    2001
    WTO Challenge

    With accession to the World Trade Organization, China is opening its doors to world markets, bringing about what world businesses see as long-awaited opportunities. But...

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  • CNN Presents:
    2001
    CNN Presents: "Beneath the Veil" and "Unholy War"

    In two exceptional documentaries, Investigative Reporter Saira Shah and Cameraman James Miller create unforgettable before-and-after images of contemporary Afghanistan. CNN Productions Executive Producer Vivian Schiller...

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  • The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge
    2001
    The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge

    The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge focuses on the personal dramas of young performers participating in the renowned Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. This ambitious...

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  • Jazz Profiles
    2001
    Jazz Profiles

    This loving and insightful series, hosted by legendary jazz singer Nancy Wilson, combines an eclectic assortment of archival recordings with the voices of musicians and...

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  • Conspiracy
    2001
    Conspiracy

    On January 20, 1942, 15 men assembled at a villa on the outskirts of Berlin for a meeting that would ultimately seal the fate of...

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  • Complete 60th Annual Peabody Awards (May 21, 2001)

    Complete 60th Annual Peabody Awards (May 21, 2001)

    34 recipients of the 60th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 21, 2001 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

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