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  • Complete 66th Annual Peabody Awards (June 4, 2007)

    Complete 66th Annual Peabody Awards (June 4, 2007)

    35 recipients of the 66th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on June 4, 2007 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Being a Black Man
    Being a Black Man

    The depth and breadth of this website illustrates the power of multimedia journalism. Building on 15 original articles prepared for the print edition of The...

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  • American Masters: Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film
    American Masters: Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film

    Whatever swirled about and around Andy Warhol—design, art, music, drugs, sex, film, fame, celebrity—was surely matched by whatever swirled within. This first major documentary on...

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  • Baghdad ER
    Baghdad ER

    Baghdad ER, an unflinching look at the Iraq War from the perspective of the 86th Combat Support Hospital in the center of the besieged capital,...

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  • 60 Minutes:
    60 Minutes: "The Duke Rape Case"

    In one of his final 60 Minutes reports, correspondent Ed Bradley tackles the complex, racially charged case of three white Duke University lacrosse players accused...

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  • The Boondocks: The Return of the King
    The Boondocks: The Return of the King

    Like the Aaron McGruder comic strip on which it’s based, the animated series The Boondocks throws edgy, irreverent comment at some of the thorniest issues...

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  • Friday Night Lights
    Friday Night Lights

    Set in fictional Dillon, Texas, the core subject of Friday Night Lights is, to some degree, familiar to almost everyone in the United States. High...

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  • The Office
    The Office

    Creating an original hit comedy series is always difficult. Successfully adapting an existing hit to a different nationality may be harder still. Yet that has...

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  • StoryCorps
    StoryCorps

    In a soundproof booth one person speaks, one listens. One may be a wife, the other a husband, one a grandparent, the other a grandchild....

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  • This American Life:
    This American Life: "Habeas Schmabeas"

    Have you heard the one about the Pakistani brothers who printed a mock wanted poster in their satirical magazine, sort of a Pashtu edition of...

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  • Defective Parts on Black Hawk Helicopters
    Defective Parts on Black Hawk Helicopters

    Sikorksy Aircraft Corp.‘s Black Hawk is the U.S. Army’s primary utility helicopter. Variants are used by the Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard. Thus there...

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  • Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer
    Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer

    Uncommonly substantial for a sports documentary, Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer not only celebrates the tennis legend’s athletic achievements but also explores the...

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  • four docs
    four docs

    four docs is exemplary of the development of the World Wide Web as integrated, multimedia, multi-purpose communication. It is a distribution system for producers of...

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  • The Music in Me
    The Music in Me

    From the Latin rhythms of a 10-year-old jazz flutist to an 11-year-old classical cellist’s artistic interpretation of Saint-Saens’ “The Swan” to folk music performed by...

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  • Scrubs
    Scrubs

    Scrubs is so lively, so supercharged with quirky characterizations, imaginative editing, sight gags, musical asides and visualized daydreams, that it often seems more like a...

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  • Dateline NBC: The Education of Ms. Groves
    Dateline NBC: The Education of Ms. Groves

    The troubling plight of urban schools is well documented, but rarely are the root causes behind the failures explored. The Education of Ms. Groves provides...

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  • The Three Amigos HIV/AIDS Prevention Programme
    The Three Amigos HIV/AIDS Prevention Programme

    They look a little like Smurfs or some of SpongeBob Squarepants’ undersea buddies, but the brightly colored cartoon characters Shaft, Stretch and Dick are actually...

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  • Braindamadj'd...Take II
    Braindamadj'd...Take II

    Left for dead after an automobile accident in Egypt, Paul Nadler, a relentlessly energetic and hugely creative music video director, fought to overcome a dire...

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  • Elizabeth I
    Elizabeth I

    Elizabeth I focuses on the latter years of the great English ruler’s reign, particularly on her volatile relationships with two men she loved, the Earl...

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  • Prescription Privacy/Cause for Alarm
    Prescription Privacy/Cause for Alarm

    Excellent local broadcast news has been recognized by the Peabody Awards since their inception. This year, WTHR-TV in Indianapolis maintains that tradition with a pair...

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  • Crossing East: Our History, Our Stories, Our America
    Crossing East: Our History, Our Stories, Our America

    Sweeping in scope, rich in anecdote, Crossing East is the first major radio series about pan-Asian immigration to the United States—or, rather, what became the...

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  • For My Country? Latinos in the Military
    For My Country? Latinos in the Military

    The question posed in the title of this important report has no easy answer. Young Latinos are disproportionately represented in the military when compared with...

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  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
    When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

    Stunning images and candid interviews speak for themselves in When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, an uncompromising analysis of the events that...

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  • Command Mistake
    Command Mistake

    IED, a military acronym for Improvised Explosive Device, sadly has entered the American vernacular during the war in Iraq. Many soldiers have suffered fatal or...

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  • ABC News/Brian Ross Investigates: Conduct Unbecoming
    ABC News/Brian Ross Investigates: Conduct Unbecoming

    When news organizations began to receive complaints from former Congressional pages about sexually inappropriate e-mails and instant messages sent to them by Rep. Mark Foley,...

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  • Crossing Borders
    Crossing Borders

    This vivid and poignant audio mural, broadcast by KUNM-FM and more than 230 other public-radio stations, goes far in explaining why Mexicans by the thousands...

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  • Ugly Betty
    Ugly Betty

    An internationally popular telenovela made over for the American audience, Ugly Betty defies categorization. It’s a soap opera, a mystery, a screwball comedy, a fairy...

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  • Good Eats
    Good Eats

    Alton Brown knows his foodstuffs, but so what? Dozens of tele-victual specialists know how to make a perfect barnaise or tell if a cantaloupe is...

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  • Gideon's Daughter
    Gideon's Daughter

    Gideon’s Daughter is a delicate and intriguing character drama that unfolds against the backdrop of Princess Diana’s 1997 car-crash death and the planning of Great...

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  • Mental Anguish and the Military
    Mental Anguish and the Military

    Mental Anguish and the Military, presented on NPR’s All Things Considered, is a reality check on how well the U.S. Army is living up to...

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  • Why We Fight
    Why We Fight

    Masterful as filmmaking, challenging as connect-the-dots reportage, Why We Fight links President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s famous caution about the dangers of a burgeoning “military-industrial complex”...

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  • Brotherhood
    Brotherhood

    Brothers Tommy and Michael Chafeestand at the center of Brotherhood, yet their conflicted bond is but one kind of tie is this rich drama. Layers...

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  • Out of Control: AIDS in Black America
    Out of Control: AIDS in Black America

    Although African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the U.S. population, they account for 50 percent of all new cases of HIV infection. They are...

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  • Left Behind: The Failure of East St. Louis Schools
    Left Behind: The Failure of East St. Louis Schools

    Responding to a tip about a 14-year-old special-needs student abandoned by the East St. Louis School District, KMOV-TV’s investigative team uncovered shocking evidence of corruption...

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  • Galapagos: Born of Fire
    Galapagos: Born of Fire

    Formed in a geological ‘hot spot’ 600 miles off the west coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands range from barren volcanic rocks to lush...

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  • Beyond Borders: Personal Stories From a Small Planet
    Beyond Borders: Personal Stories From a Small Planet

    Young people are favorite targets of mass media, but rarely do they have the opportunity to create programming. Beyond Borders aims to remedy that imbalance....

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