The Peabody Awards

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  • Cartoon-A-Torial
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • Personal Award: Roger Mudd for
    Personal Award: Roger Mudd for "Teddy"

    Roger Mudd has never lacked for incisiveness in the interviews he has done. His CBS Reports interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Edward Kennedy brought...

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  • Personal Award: Sylvia Fine Kaye for
    Personal Award: Sylvia Fine Kaye for "Musical Comedy Tonight"

    Sylvia Fine Kaye wins a Peabody Award for Musical Comedy Tonight. This excellent program examined musical comedy in four eras of its history with an...

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  • Politics of Poison
    Politics of Poison

    KRON-TV used the multi-talented John D. Ravinovitch to put together a frightening appraisal of the results of herbicide spraying in northern California. The resulting documentary...

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  • Strip and Search
    Strip and Search

    Strip and Search, a Unit 5 Investigative Report, earns a Peabody Award for WMAQ-TV. The Chicago Police Department routinely strip-searched women brought in on charges...

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  • The Adventures of Whistling Sam
    The Adventures of Whistling Sam

    KTVI has a news magazine program called Extra. One of its regular features is The Adventures of Whistling Sam, a delightfully irreverent editorial cartoon. Whistling...

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  • The Boston Goes to China
    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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  • The Long Eyes of Kitt Peak
    The Long Eyes of Kitt Peak

    Television has often made it delightfully possible for us to go places and see things we could never have experienced in the flesh. KOOL-TV in...

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  • The Longest Journey
    The Longest Journey

    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is recognized by the Peabody Board for The Longest Journey, an episode of Open Circuit. This is an exciting and informative...

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  • The Plane That Fell From the Sky
    The Plane That Fell From the Sky

    On April 4, 1979, TWA Flight 841 came within seconds of crashing following a mysterious nosedive. In an exceptional television documentary, CBS News recounted the...

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  • Treasures of the British Crown
    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
    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
    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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  • World
    World

    For three years, WGBH-TV in Boston has presented World as a primary showcase for international documentaries. The Peabody Board found the 1979 series to be...

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  • All Creatures Great and Small
    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
    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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  • Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?
    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here?

    Broken Arrow: Can a Nuclear Weapons Accident Happen Here? is a disturbing documentary by a first-rate staff at KQED-TV, San Francisco. This program examines the...

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  • Cosmos
    Cosmos

    When a group of specially talented individuals sits down to create a new and better way of explaining what our universe is all about it...

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  • Gideon's Trumpet
    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
    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: Cable News Network (CNN) for Its Coverage of the Soviet Coup
    Institutional Award: Cable News Network (CNN) for Its Coverage of the Soviet Coup

    On Sunday, August 18, 1991 CNN broke the news to the world of an attempted takeover of the government of the Soviet Union. From that...

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  • Personal Award: Carroll O'Connor for
    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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  • Personal Award: Elaine Green for
    Personal Award: Elaine Green for "The Hoskins Interview"

    Crime touches the lives of many Americans, often in a highly disturbing and personal way. Elaine Green of WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio, had no inkling of...

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  • Personal Award: Mary Nissenson for
    Personal Award: Mary Nissenson for "Poland: A Changing Nation"

    When Mary Nissenson of WTVJ-TV, Miami, went to Poland to tape a local documentary about a holocaust victim, she had no idea she would get...

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  • Personal Award: Phil Donahue
    Personal Award: Phil Donahue

    To most Americans the name “Donahue” is as common and ordinary as the word “water,” but there is nothing common or ordinary about the man...

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  • Personal Award: Sol Taishoff
    Personal Award: Sol Taishoff

    A personal Peabody Award to Sol Taishoff, a true broadcasting pioneer. His 50 years of reporting and interpreting current events in radio and television, (and...

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  • Personal Award: Walter Cronkite
    Personal Award: Walter Cronkite

    Walter Cronkite has distinguished himself with a pacesetting career in broadcast journalism, exemplifying dedication and professionalism in bringing information to the public with competence and...

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  • Playing For Time
    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
    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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  • SMU Investigation
    SMU Investigation

    WFAA-TV has shown great courage in investigating a major college football program in its own back yard. At times it appeared that physical violence was...

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  • Sunday Morning: Vladimir Horowitz
    Sunday Morning: Vladimir Horowitz

    In April of 1986 world renowned pianist Vladimir Horowitz returned to his native Russia to perform at the Moscow Conservatory. This was his first visit...

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