The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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  • Frontline: Crisis in Central America
    1985
    Frontline: Crisis in Central America

    This is a repeat appearance by FRONTLINE as a winner in the Peabody Awards competition. The exceptional four-part series, aired in the Spring of 1985,...

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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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  • Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
    1984
    Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

    There are good television documentaries and there are exceptional television documentaries. Heritage: Civilization and the Jews is, in the opinion of the Peabody Board, an...

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  • Institutional Award: WRAL Environmental Reporting
    1991
    Institutional Award: WRAL Environmental Reporting

    The destruction of our natural environment requires vigilance from all quarters, but especially from local media. The long-term commitment demonstrated by WRAL-TV provides a model...

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  • Investigation of Dr. Milan Vuitch
    1984
    Investigation of Dr. Milan Vuitch

    This was not a pretty story, yet it was one that needed to be told. Clinic director Dr. Milan Vuitch had been performing abortions in...

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  • Patterns of Practice
    1984
    Patterns of Practice

    Nationwide there has been concern about the rising costs of hospital care. WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont undertook an investigation into substantial variations among the state’s...

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  • Personal Award: Roone Arledge
    1984
    Personal Award: Roone Arledge

    Contributions to the broadcasting industry take many forms and each person who makes contributions may do so in many different ways. As the Peabody Board...

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  • Personal Award: Ted Koppel for
    1984
    Personal Award: Ted Koppel for "Nightline"

    Much television news is a pastiche of short elements fit into a half-hour format. ABC News Nightline, anchored by Ted Koppel, is not a typical...

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  • Political Parasites
    1984
    Political Parasites

    With extraordinary zeal and completeness, WMAQ-TV reporter Dick Kay and his associates set out to investigate reports of financial waste and corruption in the Illinois...

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  • Rajneesh Update
    1984
    Rajneesh Update

    Three years ago an East-Indian religious sect known as the Rajneeshees moved into Central Oregon and set up a new community, arousing suspicion, fear, and...

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  • Seeds of Despair
    1984
    Seeds of Despair

    One of the major international news stories of the decade is the continuing famine in Africa. Facing overwhelming logistical problems and censorship by unfriendly governments,...

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  • Somerville High
    1984
    Somerville High

    There probably has never been a time when education was not a problem in some communities throughout the world. Moreover, there probably isn’t a radio...

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  • The Brain
    1984
    The Brain

    The eight one-hour documentaries which make up The Brain represent most of the things which go to make television useful and meaningful in our society....

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  • The Hollow Victory: Vietnam Under Communism
    1984
    The Hollow Victory: Vietnam Under Communism

    Recent years have seen a plethora of documentaries concerning Vietnam. Few have examined the country as it now exists—a country struggling with a bitter legacy...

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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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  • To Save Our Schools, To Save Our Children
    1984
    To Save Our Schools, To Save Our Children

    The quality of education provided our children is an issue that strikes at the heart of the American democratic system. Concern for the health and...

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  • A Higher Standard
    1985
    A Higher Standard

    Exposure of political corruption has long been a hallmark of investigative journalism. The central role of television in such investigations is revealed by WSMV-TV, Nashville,...

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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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  • Apartheid's People
    1985
    Apartheid's People

    With the turmoil in South Africa capturing an ever-increasing share of headlines, the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour saw an opportunity for a deeper, more incisive look. Executive...

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  • Armed and Dangerous
    1985
    Armed and Dangerous

    Chicago’s Channel 2 Investigative Team spent three months on a very important effort to show that many unqualified, unlicensed and potentially dangerous security guards were...

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  • Braingames
    1985
    Braingames

    Although cartoons have traditionally been popular with children, they have too frequently been mindless and passive entertainment providing nothing in return for the time spent...

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  • Coverage of the Mexican Earthquake
    1985
    Coverage of the Mexican Earthquake

    KDTV-TV is a full-time, Spanish-language television station in San Francisco. In September 1985 the disastrous series of earthquakes struck Mexico City and within two hours...

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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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  • Behind...

    Behind... "Sharing the Secret"

    In 2001, the 60th Annual Peabody Awards recognized outstanding local and national programming dealing with health and medical issues by presenting the Peabody/Robert Wood Johnson

  • George Foster Peabody Award Winners Book

    George Foster Peabody Award Winners Book

    This document lists all of the winners since the first Peabody Awards.

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