The Peabody Awards

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  • Power Politics in Mississippi
    1976
    Power Politics in Mississippi

    As one segment of a far-reaching series of documentary-investigative type programs titled PROBE, this half-hour dealing with Power Politics in Mississippi underscored what can be...

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  • Primary Colors, An Artist on the Campaign Trail
    1976
    Primary Colors, An Artist on the Campaign Trail

    Artist-reporter Franklin McMahon has combined his more than ample talents with one of the outstanding television stations of the nation, WBBM-TV in Chicago, to produce...

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  • Suddenly an Eagle
    1976
    Suddenly an Eagle

    Suddenly An Eagle was a documentary of very real distinction, in the Bicentennial year. In parallel stories it told of events and ideas that were...

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  • Sybil
    1976
    Sybil

    A Peabody Award to NBC-TV for Sybil, a truly outstanding dramatic program. When all the elements of skillful writing, sensitive direction and extraordinary performances are...

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  • The Adams Chronicles
    1976
    The Adams Chronicles

    The Bicentennial Year brought many things to Americans—some exceptional, some noted for being singularly non-exceptional. One of the best things the Bicentennial year brought to...

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  • Visions
    1976
    Visions

    To KCET/28, Los Angeles, a Peabody Award for Visions, a series of original American drama. Unknown or little known writers and independent filmmakers are provided...

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  • A Good Dissonance Like a Man
    1977
    A Good Dissonance Like a Man

    WNET/Thirteen produced a Peabody Award winner in A Good Dissonance Like a Man, an affectionate look at the life of American composer Charles Ives. The...

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  • Buyline: Betty Furness
    1977
    Buyline: Betty Furness

    To NBC-TV’s Buyline: Betty Furness, a Peabody Award. Betty Furness has traveled the consumer trail from refrigerator doors to the seats of government. She is...

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  • Camera Three
    1977
    Camera Three

    WCBS-TV merits a Peabody Award for Camera Three. The consistent high quality of this long-running series which explores the art world has built a strong...

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  • F.I.N.D. Investigative Reports
    1977
    F.I.N.D. Investigative Reports

    Newscenter 4 on WNBC-TV, New York City, has won a reputation with viewers for broadcast journalistic efforts of excellent quality. The segments called the F.I.N.D....

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  • Green Eyes (An ABC Theatre Production)
    1977
    Green Eyes (An ABC Theatre Production)

    Lorimar Productions’ Green Eyes is a touching, moving treatment of the story of a black Vietnam War veteran (played by Paul Winfield)who goes back to...

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  • Joshua's Confusion
    1977
    Joshua's Confusion

    A Peabody Award goes to Joshua’s Confusion, one of a series of programs produced by Multimedia Program Productions in Cincinnati, Ohio, under the overall title:...

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  • Live From the Met
    1977
    Live From the Met

    The Metropolitan Opera Association has earned a Peabody Award for Live From the Met. Television has brought millions of music lovers into the Metropolitan Opera...

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  • Personal Award: Norman Lear for
    1977
    Personal Award: Norman Lear for "All in the Family"

    To Norman Lear, creator of All in the Family, a Peabody Award, for giving us comedy with a social conscience. He uses humor to give...

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  • Personal Award: Steve Allen for
    1977
    Personal Award: Steve Allen for "Meeting of Minds"

    Steve Allen has created and hosted a truly original show in Meeting of Minds, presented by KCET, Los Angeles, on the Public Broadcasting Service. As...

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  • Police Accountability
    1977
    Police Accountability

    KABC-TV, Los Angeles, California, gets a Peabody Award for Police Accountability. The station persistently inquired into police practices involving the shooting of civilians and brought...

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  • Roots
    1977
    Roots

    What can you say about Roots that hasn’t already been said? A Peabody Award salutes David Wolper, executive producer, and ABC-TV for exposing us to...

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  • The Hobbit
    1977
    The Hobbit

    To NBC-TV, Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass, a Peabody Award for The Hobbit, a vividly original and enchanting version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic. ...

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  • The Lifer's Group, I Am My Brother's Keeper
    1977
    The Lifer's Group, I Am My Brother's Keeper

    The Lifer’s Group, I Am My Brother’s Keeper earns a Peabody Award for WPIX in New York City. This slice of prison life from the...

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  • The MacNeil/Lehrer Report
    1977
    The MacNeil/Lehrer Report

    To WNET/Thirteen, New York City, and WETA, Washington, DC, a Peabody Award for the TheMacNeil/Lehrer Report. Two skilled journalists and interviewers (Robert MacNeil, Jim Lehrer)...

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  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    1977
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    Mary Tyler Moore Enterprises has established the benchmark by which all situation comedies must be judged. MTM Enterprises merits a Peabody Award for a consistent...

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  • The Rowe String Quartet Plays on Your Imagination
    1977
    The Rowe String Quartet Plays on Your Imagination

    To WBTV, Charlotte, North Carolina, a Peabody Award for The Rowe String Quartet Plays on Your Imagination. The Rowe String Quartet and the North Carolina...

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  • Tut: The Boy King
    1977
    Tut: The Boy King

    NBC-TV is given a Peabody Award for Tut: The Boy King. A skillful blending of a superb script, moving narration by Orson Welles, and extraordinary...

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  • Upstairs, Downstairs
    1977
    Upstairs, Downstairs

    London Weekend Television gets a Peabody Award for Upstairs, Downstairs, that superb British series which captured the hearts of Americans and added luster to the...

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  • Where Have All the Flood Cars Gone?
    1977
    Where Have All the Flood Cars Gone?

    Where Have All the Flood Cars Gone? KCMO-TV, Kansas City, Missouri, wanted to find out. They traced flood-damaged automobiles to the buyers resulting in a...

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  • 30 Minutes
    1978
    30 Minutes

    In 30 Minutes, CBS News has successfully dealt with a variety of subjects, primarily of interest to teen-agers, but generally of interest to other segments...

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  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    1978
    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

    Everything about the Once Upon A Classic family drama series has been first-rate. But the production by WQED, Pittsburgh, of A Connecticut Yankee in King...

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  • A River to the Sea
    1978
    A River to the Sea

    A River to the Sea examines the history and evolution of the English language. With a sensitive script, fine photography and superb narration by Alexander...

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  • A Special Gift (An ABC Afterschool Special)
    1979
    A Special Gift (An ABC Afterschool Special)

    A boy with two exciting talents—basketball and ballet—gives the American television viewer a real treat in the ABC Afterschool Specials presentation A Special Gift. Martin...

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  • Barney Miller
    1978
    Barney Miller

    Barney Miller, presented each week to millions of Americans over the ABC Television Network, proves that good writing, coupled with skillful production and direction, are...

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  • Cartoon-A-Torial
    1978
    Cartoon-A-Torial

    Many efforts have been made to successfully translate the editorial cartoon from the newspaper to the television screen. Newsweek Broadcasting has successfully done this, capturing...

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  • Damien
    1978
    Damien

    The struggles of a young priest to overcome bureaucracy, both lay and clerical, and provide medical, material, and spiritual sustenance to a colony of lepers...

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  • Down at the Dunbar
    1979
    Down at the Dunbar

    A very real trip back into time—the time of the 30s, the 40s, and the 50s—resulted when KNXT undertook to document what went on at...

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  • Holocaust
    1978
    Holocaust

    Holocaust has not only won national acclaim, but it has become an international success. Members of the Peabody Board feel well justified in making an...

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  • Lou Grant
    1978
    Lou Grant

    There are those who thought that Ed Asner succeeded very well as a television news director. Many now feel he has made the transition to...

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  • Mysterious Castles of Clay
    1978
    Mysterious Castles of Clay

    “Unusual,” “interesting,” “informative,” “a fantastic depiction of nature,” “unusually excellent” and “in a class by itself” are some of the descriptive remarks made by University...

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  • Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle
    1978
    Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle

    Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle is a direct but gentle and sensitive portrayal of the treatment of the elderly in this country. Two years...

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  • Personal Award: Bob Keeshan
    1978
    Personal Award: Bob Keeshan

    A personal Peabody Award goes to Bob Keeshan, known to millions as “Captain Kangaroo.” For a quarter of a century, he has not only brought...

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  • Personal Award: Jim Henson and The Muppets
    1986
    Personal Award: Jim Henson and The Muppets

    Back in 1978 the Peabody Board recognized Jim Henson for “gentle satire, clever characters, genuine good humor and for high standards for family viewing.” So,...

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  • Race War in Rhodesia
    1978
    Race War in Rhodesia

    Nationally syndicated columnist/commentator Carl T. Rowan brought WDVM-TV viewers a powerful look at the political tensions in Rhodesia and neighboring African nations. This excellent documentary,...

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  • Second Sunday
    1978
    Second Sunday

    A Peabody Award to NBC Radio Network for Second Sunday, a regular monthly documentary series that tackles the important topics from every possible angle. An...

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  • The Battle for South Africa
    1978
    The Battle for South Africa

    This in-depth look at the terrorist war being waged in South Africa against the government is a real credit to CBS News which produced this...

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  • The Body Human: The Vital Connection
    1978
    The Body Human: The Vital Connection

    The world of the human brain has rarely been so graphically displayed and explained as in The Human Body: The Vital Connection. Written with an...

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  • The Muppet Show
    1978
    The Muppet Show

    Perhaps one of the most original television programs of the last five years is The Muppet Show. The gentle satire, the clever characters, the fantasy...

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  • Your Health and Your Wallet
    1978
    Your Health and Your Wallet

    To WDVM-TV, Washington, D.C., goes a Peabody Award for Your Health and Your Wallet, a mini-series focusing on rising medical costs and what can be...

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  • CBS News Sunday Morning
    1979
    CBS News Sunday Morning

    CBS News has brought new life to Sunday morning television with its CBS News Sunday Morning series. Hosted by Charles Kuralt, this program adds a...

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  • Dummy
    1979
    Dummy

    CBS Entertainment has teamed up with the Konigsberg Company in association with Warner Brothers Television to produce a masterful true-life account of a black deaf...

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  • Friendly Fire
    1979
    Friendly Fire

    Television covered Vietnam more extensively than any war in history. Only recently has that conflict received serious dramatic treatment. An ABC Theatre presentation, Friendly Fire...

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  • Little Rock Central High School
    1979
    Little Rock Central High School

    A series of television programs funded by the U.S. Office of Education and called As We See It brought many excellent presentations to viewers of...

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  • Miles To Go Before We Sleep
    1979
    Miles To Go Before We Sleep

    The American preoccupation with youth often lets us forget the certainty of growing old and the often cruel and thoughtless shunting aside of those who...

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