The Peabody Awards

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  • The Boston Goes to China
    1979
    The Boston Goes to China

    Millions of American spines tingled when the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Peking Philharmonic broke into a rousing rendition of Stars and Stripes Forever on...

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  • Treasures of the British Crown
    1979
    Treasures of the British Crown

    One of the really remarkable television programs of the year resulted when the BBC, in association with NBC, took American viewers on a fascinating tour...

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  • Valentine
    1979
    Valentine

    When viewers can shed a sentimental tear and come to the end of a television program feeling warm and wonderful, that program has accomplished a...

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  • When Hell was in Session
    1979
    When Hell was in Session

    Few Americans seem to care to be reminded about the war in Vietnam but few Americans can forget what went on there. The NBC Theater...

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  • A Prairie Home Companion
    1980
    A Prairie Home Companion

    A Prairie Home Companion is a weekly two-hour broadcast from St. Paul. It is a low-key, entertaining variety show full of good folk humor and...

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  • All Creatures Great and Small
    1980
    All Creatures Great and Small

    A Peabody Award goes to the British Broadcasting Corporation for All Creatures Great and Small. Few series have achieved the warmth and the charm of...

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  • Amber Waves
    1980
    Amber Waves

    To ABC a Peabody Award for Amber Waves, an excellent statement concerning the status of work ethic in America and how it influences and shapes...

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  • Gideon's Trumpet
    1980
    Gideon's Trumpet

    To CBS Entertainment, a Peabody Award for Gideon’s Trumpet, a true and compelling story of a Florida convict who alters the course of legal history....

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  • IBM Presents Baryshnikov on Broadway
    1980
    IBM Presents Baryshnikov on Broadway

    A Peabody Award goes to ABC for IBM Presents Baryshnikov of Broadway, a dazzling display of talent by internationally famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. His...

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  • Institutional Award: WNCN Radio for Overall Performance as Exemplified by
    1980
    Institutional Award: WNCN Radio for Overall Performance as Exemplified by "Conversations with Horowitz"

    WNCN Radio has won the respect of music lovers in the world’s largest urban area, New York City, for its consistently high quality 24-hour service....

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  • Jazz Alive!
    1980
    Jazz Alive!

    As one enthusiastic Peabody reviewer put it, “Wow! A great jazz show that has a short introduction and then—music.” Jazz Alive! is a program from...

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  • Personal Award: Carroll O'Connor for
    1980
    Personal Award: Carroll O'Connor for "Edith's Death" ("All in the Family")

    To Carroll O’Connor, a personal Peabody Award for his work in Edith’s Death, an episode in the Archie Bunker’s Place series. O’Connor’s sensitive reaction to...

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  • Playing For Time
    1980
    Playing For Time

    To CBS Entertainment a Peabody Award for Playing For Time, the dramatic memoirs of an Auschwitz survivor. The story of how members of an all-woman...

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  • Shogun
    1980
    Shogun

    To NBC and Paramount Television, a Peabody Award for Shogun. This exceptional television adaptation of James Clavell’s massive novel brings together a group of elements...

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  • The San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasts
    1980
    The San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasts

    For the past ten years, the San Francisco Opera Radio Broadcasters have been scheduled on National Public Radio as well as on selected commercial radio...

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  • Bill
    1981
    Bill

    A Peabody Award goes to CBS-TV and Alan Landsburg Productions for the heart-warming story of Bill. Based on the true story of a mentally retarded...

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  • Hill Street Blues
    1981
    Hill Street Blues

    Hill Street Blues wins a Peabody Award for NBC and MTM Enterprises. This unique portrayal of police work in a decaying section of a big...

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  • Bradbury 13
    1984
    Bradbury 13

    Bradbury 13 is a collection of radio dramatizations based on the imaginative science fiction stories by renowned author Ray Bradbury. This series, produced by the...

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  • George Washington
    1984
    George Washington

    Popular folklore would have us remember the first president of this country primarily for cherry trees and wooden teeth. This compelling production of George Washington...

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  • Heartsounds
    1984
    Heartsounds

    What happens when a doctor himself becomes a patient? When a loving husband has two heart attacks and comes very close to death, what happens...

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  • Institutional Award: WFMT Radio and Raymond Nordstrand for Fine Arts Radio Programming
    1984
    Institutional Award: WFMT Radio and Raymond Nordstrand for Fine Arts Radio Programming

    If Ray Nordstrand has had a guiding principle for managing WFMT, Chicago’s—and now the nation’s and the world’s—fine music station, it would probably be “respect...

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  • St. Elsewhere
    1984
    St. Elsewhere

    From Young Dr. Kildare to Marcus Welby, from Janet Dean, R.N. to Trapper John, M.D., medical programs have been a staple of American popular entertainment....

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  • The Jewel in the Crown
    1984
    The Jewel in the Crown

    The history of the British Empire in India has been the focus of countless histories, documentaries, and most recently, theatrical motion pictures and teleplays. In...

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  • An Early Frost
    1985
    An Early Frost

    An Early Frost deals with the problems of an American family trying to cope with the news that their son is dying of AIDS. The...

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  • Do You Remember Love?
    1985
    Do You Remember Love?

    Recognition of exceptional quality has long been the credo of the Peabody Awards. This year, as members of the Peabody Board met to consider selections,...

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