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  • Complete 70th Annual Peabody Awards (May 23, 2011)

    Complete 70th Annual Peabody Awards (May 23, 2011)

    38 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 23, 2011 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Wonders of the Solar System with Brian Cox
    2010
    Wonders of the Solar System with Brian Cox

    Brian Cox is almost certainly the only human in history to hold a chair in particle physics (Manchester University) and have a hit record to...

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  • American Masters: LENNONYC
    2010
    American Masters: LENNONYC

    A former Beatle born and raised in England might seem unqualified for an American Masters profile, but LENNONYC justifies the choice. Michael Epstein’s documentary quickly...

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  • Independent Lens: Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian
    2010
    Independent Lens: Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian

    Speaking of the Oscar-winning movie Dances with Wolves, film critic Jesse Wendt, an Ojibwa, observes that it’s well-made, that it attempts to give its North...

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  • 30 For 30
    2010
    30 For 30

    ESPN commissioned 30 filmmakers, from Hollywood heavy hitters to game rookies, to make documentary films to commemorate its 30th anniversary. 30 for 30 tells stories...

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  • Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children
    2010
    Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children

    Zimbabwe is a nation with shining, modern cities and breathtaking natural beauty, but also one with hideous poverty and squalor. Its repressive government is happy...

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  • For Neda
    2010
    For Neda

    Neda Agha-Soltan, 26, became the face of the struggle for freedom in Iran after she was shot in the heart by a sniper at a...

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  • Justified
    2010
    Justified

    In the opening sequence of the first episode of Justified, Raylan Givens, a Deputy United States Marshall, confronts a polished, sophisticated drug dealer at a...

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  • Radiolab
    2010
    Radiolab

    As that rare program that probes the nature of human experience, WNYC’s Radiolab would function well enough. But it’s the marriage of topic (each more...

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  • The Pacific
    2010
    The Pacific

    America’s engagement in the Pacific combat theatre of World War II remains a powerful memory for members of “The Greatest Generation.” Now, for millions of...

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  • Covering Pakistan: War, Flood and Social Issues
    2010
    Covering Pakistan: War, Flood and Social Issues

    Islamabad-based NPR correspondent Julie McCarthy has covered the full spectrum of stories in Pakistan, a complex and conflicted state that defies easy solutions. She brings...

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  • American Masters: Elia Kazan: A Letter to Elia
    2010
    American Masters: Elia Kazan: A Letter to Elia

    Martin Scorsese’s Elia Kazan: A Letter to Elia is a scholarly monograph, a meditation on the inspirational power of art and quite possibly the greatest...

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  • C-SPAN Video Library
    2010
    C-SPAN Video Library

    Like its television counterpart, the C-SPAN Video Library boasts a decidedly “no frills” design. Its interface is clean, clear and concise, making it easy for...

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  • The Moth Radio Hour
    2010
    The Moth Radio Hour

    On the face of it, there isn’t much to The Moth Radio Hour—just a bunch of true stories told live, on stage, without notes. But...

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  • Temple Grandin
    2010
    Temple Grandin

    Temple Grandin is an autistic woman who discovered she had unique insights into animal psychology and parlayed her gifts into a PhD, livestock-industry consulting, lecturing...

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  • FRONTLINE: The Wounded Platoon
    2010
    FRONTLINE: The Wounded Platoon

    Rampant post-traumatic stress among members of a single platoon out of Fort Carson, Colorado, is the focus of this deeply troubling documentary. It calls into...

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  • Bitter Lessons
    2010
    Bitter Lessons

    In the best tradition of local television news, WFAA-TV in Dallas identified a local instance of a national issue, probed the examples in the immediate...

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  • Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes
    2010
    Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes

    Following up on U.S. Justice Department-funded research that estimated that one in five college women will become victims of sexual assault during their campus years,...

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  • Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals
    2010
    Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

    In any arena—sport, politics, even religion—there are occasions when key individuals emerge as defining figures. In such instances the very meaning of those larger arenas...

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  • If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise
    2010
    If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise

    While Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke (itself a Peabody winner in 2006) was the most significant filmic reconstruction of the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina,...

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  • Who Killed Doc?
    2010
    Who Killed Doc?

    Minnesotan David Cedergren served in Iraq as a combat medic. When he died while in service, his family was told the cause was a pre-existing...

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  • Degrassi: My Body Is A Cage
    2010
    Degrassi: My Body Is A Cage

    In its 30-year history Degrassi has become an institution noted for its focus on topics common to young people. As self-described, Degrassi “has honestly depicted...

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  • Masterpiece: Sherlock: A Study in Pink
    2010
    Masterpiece: Sherlock: A Study in Pink

    The titular Sherlock is, of course, that Holmes fellow, the world’s greatest detective, a literary icon created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle more than a...

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  • Burma VJ
    2010
    Burma VJ

    In the late summer and fall of 2007, great throngs of Burmese citizens, following the lead of Buddhist monks, began peaceful street protests of the...

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  • Great Performances: Macbeth
    2010
    Great Performances: Macbeth

    In this Great Performances production adapted by Rupert Goold from his 2008 theatrical staging, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth becomes an unnerving film noir, its story of...

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  • Coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill
    2010
    Coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill

    CNN’s coverage of this massive man-made disaster demonstrated the full potential of a highly developed news organization. Events such as the Deepwater Horizon failure can...

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  • American Experience: My Lai
    2010
    American Experience: My Lai

    Some events stand forever as markers in both the histories and the memories of nations. Such an event is the 1968 massacre of civilians in...

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  • Trafficked: A Youth Radio Investigation
    2010
    Trafficked: A Youth Radio Investigation

    Youth Radio’s Trafficked investigates society’s most troubling underground industry from the point of view of its survivors. The setting is Oakland, California, though the girls’...

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  • Men of a Certain Age
    2010
    Men of a Certain Age

    The “certain” age in the title of this outstanding series might best be defined as “the age of uncertainty.” The three central characters are members...

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  • The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today
    2010
    The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today

    The debate over allowing prayer and Bible reading in our schools remains contentious, yet few Americans on either side of this divisive issue remember the...

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  • POV: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
    2010
    POV: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

    Here, Daniel Ellsberg narrates his own story, but that story is much more than a personal biography. It is a story of a transformation that...

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  • Behind the Bail Bond System
    2010
    Behind the Bail Bond System

    For an inability to make bail amounts as small as $50, Americans charged with non-violent, often petty crimes sit in jail for weeks, even months....

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  • Reality Check: Where Are the Jobs?
    2010
    Reality Check: Where Are the Jobs?

    In this report, award-winning station WTHR-TV’s Eyewitness News continues a tradition of outstanding investigative reporting. Reporter Bob Segall and his 13 Investigates team, including Bill...

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  • 12th & Delaware
    2010
    12th & Delaware

    In 1999, an anti-abortion organization in Fort Pierce, Florida, bought a house across the street from A Woman’s World, an abortion clinic, and established the...

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  • The Promised Land with Host Majora Carter
    2010
    The Promised Land with Host Majora Carter

    Talk radio today encompasses sermonizing, pontification, bloviating and a fair amount of interesting chitchat, but rarely do we hear sustained, smart conversation about ideas. The...

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  • The Cost of War: Traumatic Brain Injury; Coming Home a Different Person
    2010
    The Cost of War: Traumatic Brain Injury; Coming Home a Different Person

    In Coming Home a Different Person, the cost of war is revealed through the stories, photographs, and interviews of military service members returning home with...

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  • Art21: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible
    2010
    Art21: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

    Artist William Kentridge never met a medium he didn't like. To Kentridge, all the world's a component, an option. He's a painter, a sculptor, a...

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  • The Good Wife
    2010
    The Good Wife

    How often we’ve seen the sad tableau: The dutiful politician’s spouse stands stoically behind her man as he seeks forgiveness from her, his family and...

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