List of Peabody Award winners (1990–99)

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The following is a list of Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions from the years 1990 to 1999.


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News and Koppel Communications The Koppel Report: Death of a Dictator
ABC News/TIME Peter Jennings Reporting: Guns
American Playhouse Series Award for American Playhouse's "showcasing [of] quality television"
Red Barber Personal award for his commentary work on NPR
Blackside, Inc. Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Racial Crossroads (1965-1985)
CNN Award for the network's coverage of the crisis in the Persian Gulf (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm)
CBS Music Video Enterprises and American Masters in Association with Perry Films John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen
Connecticut Public Radio The Schubert Theatre: 75 Years of Memories
FASE Productions (Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education) Futures
Paul Fine and Holly Fine Personal awards for their production work at CBS News (in particular the 60 Minutes report "Ward 5A", which profiled nurses in an AIDS ward at San Francisco General Hospital)
Florentine Films and WETA-TV/Washington, D.C. The Civil War
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation| Institutional Award for its support of "inventive, inspired and important television"
KCTS-TV/Seattle, WA and MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour "Backhauling," an expose into truck haulers transporting food products in trucks that had just been used to transport toxic chemicals
KPTV/Portland, OR Mount St. Helens: A Decade Later
Lynch/Frost Productions in association with Propaganda Films and Worldvision Enterprises Inc. Twin Peaks, for the pilot episode
Worth McDougald Personal Award on the occasion of McDougald's retirement for his 2+ decades in service to the Peabody Awards as director
Mouchette Films/POV Days of Waiting: The Life & Art of Estelle Ishigo, a film by Steven Okazaki
Murray Street Enterprise in association with KQED-FM/San Francisco, CA (distributed by NPR) Heat with John Hockenberry
National Public Radio "Manicu's Story: The War in Mozambique," the story of one boy's efforts to reunite with his family in a refugee camp in the war-torn country
NBC Saturday Night Live
Southern Center for International Studies Institutional Award for "providing a forum for... international decision-makers" to discuss their decisions on national and international policy
Think Entertainment (as Presented on the Disney Channel) Mother Goose Rock'n'Rhyme
Vermont Folklife Center Journey's End: The Memories and Traditions of Daisy Turner and Family
Frederick Wiseman Personal Award for "a mastery of television documentary"
WKYC-TV/Cleveland, OH Dick Feagler Commentaries
WXPN-FM/Philadelphia, PA Kid's Corner
Young Visions Inc. and The Rotary Club of Los Altos Rotary and AIDS: The Los Altos Story


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News and NHK Pearl Harbor: Two Hours that Changed the World
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service Institutional Award on the occasion of its 50th anniversary
Brand-Falsey Productions I'll Fly Away and Northern Exposure
CNN Award for its coverage of the Soviet coup attempt of 1991
Caedmon Audio (a division of HarperAudio, HarperCollins) Institutional Award for "preserving our rich oral tradition in poetry, drama, and spoken-word performance"
CBS News 60 Minutes, for the report "Friendly Fire," an examination of a friendly fire incident in the Persian Gulf War and its impact
CBS Sports Coverage of the Masters Tournament
CBS and Shukovsky/English Productions in association with Warner Bros. Murphy Brown
Central Independent Television (PBS version by WETA-TV/Washington, DC) Soviets: Red Hot
Peggy Charren Personal Award for her advocacy of quality children's television programming
The Discovery Channel People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe
HBO America Undercover: Heil Hitler! Confessions of a Hitler Youth
HBO Sports and Black Canyon Productions When It Was a Game
KARK-TV/Little Rock, AR and Arkansas Department of Health Arkansas' Timebomb: Teen Pregnancy, a public service campaign
KCRW/Santa Monica, CA Joe Frank: Work in Progress
KSTP-TV/Saint Paul, MN "Who's Watching the Store?" an "I-Team" investigation of Twin Cities retail outlets suspecting minority customers as possible shoplifters
KTLA-TV/Los Angeles, CA Presentation of the Rodney King beating videotape and subsequent reportage
Lucky Duck Productions for MTV Networks Nickelodeon Special Edition: It's Only Television
NPR's Horizons The Case Against Women: Sexism in the Courts
NPR Coverage of the Judge Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings
NBC News Reports by Brian Ross on the BCCI scandal
NBC, Carson Productions, and Worldwide Pants Late Night with David Letterman
WNET/New York, NY Dance in America: Everybody Dance Now
Turner Multimedia Coup D'État: The Week that Changed the World, a multimedia presentation tool for classrooms on events in the former Soviet Union
WNCN-FM/New York, NY New York City Musicbox
WRAL-TV/Raleigh, NC Award for its environmental reporting
Zouk Productions The Miles Davis Radio Report


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC Television and the Carsey-Werner Company Roseanne.
BBC Radio Institutional Award for the service and the "range, variety and breadth" of its programming
Cable News Network, Atlanta, Georgia Larry King Live Election Coverage 1992.
CBS Television and Granada Television, London, UK Age Seven in America.
CBS, Finnegan-Pinchuk Company, Brand-Falsey Productions Northern Exposure, for the episode "Cicely"
Canamedia Productions Ltd., and TV Ontario, Toronto, Canada Threads of Hope.
Nightline (Capital Cities/ABC Inc.) 72 Hours to Victory: Behind the Scenes with Bill Clinton
Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. ABC News Nightline Special: Moment of Crisis, Anatomy of a Riot.
Channel One/Whittle Communications, Los Angeles, California AIDS.
C-SPAN Institutional Award for the network's daily coverage of the United States Congress and government news
GPN/Nebraska ETV Network Reading Rainbow, for the episode "The Wall"
Home Box Office and Springcreek Productions, in association with Breakheart Films Citizen Cohn.
HKO Media Inc., and WKBD-TV, Detroit, Michigan Close to Home: The Tammy Boccomino Story.
The Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and KNME-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico Surviving Columbus.
David Isay and NPR American Folklife Radio Project
KFFA/Helena, AR King Biscuit Time
KIRO-TV/Seattle, WA When the Salmon Runs Dry
KJLH/Los Angeles, CA Coverage of the "Los Angeles Rebellion"
KTTV-TV, Los Angeles Gavel to Gavel Coverage of the Rodney King Trial.
Maysles Films Inc., New York, New York, and Home Box Office Abortion: Desperate Choices.
MTV Music Television Choose or Lose.
NBC Television The More You Know.
NBC and Castle Rock Entertainment Seinfeld
NPR and Sylvia Poggioli Prisoners in Bosnia, correspondent Poggioli's reports from the Bosnian War and the uncovering of "ethnic cleansing" during the Siege of Sarajevo
Propaganda Films and Fox Broadcasting Company Rock the Vote.
Fred Rogers Personal Award for Rogers' work on children's television, specifically Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Daniel Schorr Personal Award for Schorr's NPR commentaries/analyses and previous work at CBS News and CNN
Signifyin' Works, Berkeley, California, and the Public Broadcasting Service Color Adjustment.
WBUR/Boston, MA and NPR Car Talk
WCVB-TV/Boston, MA The Incredible Voyage of Bill Pinkney
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and BBC The American Experience: The Donner Party
WGBH-TV, Boston, Massachusetts The Health Quarterly: The AIDS Report Series.
WGBH-TV, Boston, Massachusetts, the BBC, London, UK, and NDR, Hamburg, Germany The Machine That Changed the World.
WQED-TV/Pittsburgh, PA and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
WTVJ-TV/Miami, FL Hurricane Andrew: As It Happened


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC Radio News Vietnam Women's Memorial
ABC News Day One, for the report "Scarred for Life", which examined the ritual and practice of female circumcision
A.M.L. for The Disney Channel The Ernest Green Story
Christiane Amanpour Personal Award to the CNN correspondent for her "balance and courageous coverage" on critical world events
BBC Radio 4 "Document: The Unspeakable Atrocity", a self-examination of the BBC's knowledge of Nazi extermination activities during World War II
BBC Television South The Nineties: All Your Kisses are Mine
Best Brains Inc., and HBO Downtown Productions for Comedy Central Mystery Science Theater 3000
CBS News 60 Minutes, for the report "The CIA's Cocaine", which profiled how a Central Intelligence Agency operation in Venezuela led to a steady stream of cocaine into the United States
Churchill Entertainment for Fox Children's Network Award for Fox Children's Network's public service campaign aimed at providing positive influences on children
Discovery Networks Institutional Award for its informative and educational programming and initiatives
FASE Productions Good Morning, Miss Toliver
Granada Television and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA Prime Suspect
Paul Harvey Personal Award for Harvey's presentations of news and comments on ABC News Radio
HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment The Larry Sanders Show
HBO and Video Verite Films I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
National Public Radio Award for its coverage on health care reform
NBC and Baltimore Pictures in association with Reeves Entertainment Homicide: Life on the Street
NBC News Award for health and science reports by Robert Bazell
P.O.V. and Silverlake Productions Silverlake Life: The View From Here
WNET/New York, NY and MTM Enterprises Inc., in association with EuroArts/Brilliant Media American Masters, for "Paul Simon - Born at the Right Time"
Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Entertainment for Fox Children's Network Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs
WBZ (AM)/Boston, MA and Kid Company, Inc. Kid Company
WCVB-TV/Boston, MA Chuck Kraemer Reporting
WKRN-TV/Nashville, TN "Under the Influence", a series of investigative reports linking the relationship between lobbyists and elected officials to key legislative votes
WTTW-TV/Chicago, IL and Kurtis Productions, Ltd. The New Explorers
WHYY-FM/Philadelphia, PA and National Public Radio Fresh Air with Terry Gross
WVTM-TV/Birmingham, AL Angels of Change
WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA "Facing Reality: Politics, Drugs and Waste", an investigation into drug abuse and sexual misconduct at drug rehab centers
Yorkshire Television and Discovery Channel Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins


Recipient Area of Excellence
Nickelodeon and Lucky Duck Productions Nick News
National Public Radio "Tobacco Stories", a series of reports on toxic chemical additives used in cigarette production
Lichtenstein Creative Media Schizophrenia: Voices of an Illness
National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution Wade in the Water: African American Sacred Music Traditions
Arnold Shapiro Productions, USAA, and CBS News Break the Silence: Kids Against Child Abuse
CBS News CBS Reports: D-Day
WVXU-FM/Cincinnati, OH D-Day + 50 Years, a to-the-minute rebroadcast of news coverage of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and the Lennon Documentary Group The American Experience: The Battle of the Bulge
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and David Grubin Productions The American Experience: FDR
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and ROJA Inc. The American Experience: Malcolm X: Make It Plain
WRKS-FM/New York, NY The Rise and Fall of Vee-Jay
WXXI-FM/Rochester, NY Fascinatin' Rhythm
ABC News Primetime Live, for the report "Rush to Read", a report on the misreading of Pap smear tests
20/20, for the report "The Hunger Inside", a profile of Peggy Claude-Pierre and her treatment of anorexia patients
KGO-TV/San Francisco, CA On-location reports on the upheaval and genocide in Rwanda
KSEE-TV/Fresno, CA "The Atomic Bombshell", a report on a nuclear weapons accident near Travis Air Force Base in 1950, its governmental cover-up, and the effects on those nearby
National Film Board of Canada (presented on TVOntario) Fat Chance
KGAN-TV/Cedar Rapids, IA "Sewer Solvent Scandal", an "I-Team" investigation into the dumping of an unsafe chemical solvent into city sewers, and how the chemicals' supplier bribed city officials
KSBW-TV/Salinas, CA and Sedwith Pictures Just Because: Tales of Violence, Dreams of Peace
Discovery Communications Normandy: The Great Crusade
WETA-TV/Washington, DC, and Channel 4, and River Films Production for National Geographic Television China: Beyond the Clouds
WTLV/Jacksonville, FL Buddy Check 12, a public service initiative promoting self-examinations for possible cancers
National Geographic Television Reflections of Elephants
Case TV for Channel 4 Fourways Farm
NBC, Constant c Productions and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros. Television ER
NBC and Grub Street Productions in association with Paramount Television Frasier
NBC, In Front Productions, and Nuance Productions, in association with TriStar Television Inc. Mad About You
KQED-TV/San Francisco, CA and Propaganda/Working Title Productions for Channel 4 (airing on American Playhouse) Tales of the City
MTV Networks MTV Unplugged
J.E.G. Productions Inc. and HBO Barbra Streisand the Concert
Turner Original Productions/Varied Directions Moon Shot


Recipient Area of Excellence
Oscar Brand Personal Award for his 50th anniversary as host of WNYC's Folksong Festival
Oprah Winfrey Personal Award for the "multi-talented broadcaster" and her on- and off-air accomplishments
WJR/Detroit, MI "Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray?" a series of reports revealing a botched murder investigation which led to an innocent man's imprisonment
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (airing on CBC Radio) Kevin's Sentence
Minnesota Public Radio Saint Paul Sunday
National Public Radio and Sony Classical Film and Video for PBS Wynton Marsalis: Making the Music and Marsalis on Music
WFAA-TV/Dallas, TX "The Peavy Investigation", a report exploring insurance purchases involving the Dallas Independent School District
Television Broadcasts Ltd. "50 Years After the War", a profile of Japan's imperialism towards Southeastern Asia during the Pacific War and its legacy
ABC News Peter Jennings Reporting: Hiroshima - Why the Bomb was Dropped
ABC News 20/20 "Truth on Trial", a report exploring validity of statements by alleged victims of sexual abuse in children's group care settings
"The Journey of Christopher Reeve", a profile of the quadriplegic actor and his inspiring message
WXYZ-TV/Detroit, MI "Target 7: Armed and Angry", an investigative series exploring the militia movement in the United States
WCBS-TV/New York, NY Award for reports uncovering "rampant corruption" within the New York City school system
Kartemquin Educational Films and KTCA-TV/Saint Paul, MN (presented on PBS) Hoop Dreams
Lauderdale Production for Channel 4 and Cinemax The Dying Rooms
Public Policy Productions Inc., in association with WNET/New York, NY (presented on PBS) Road Scholar
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and BBC Rock & Roll
KFOR-TV, KOCO-TV, and KWTV-TV/Oklahoma City, OK Award to the stations for their coverage of the bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
Discovery Channel and Brian Lapping Associates for BBC Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation
CBS News CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America
Coverage of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin
P.O.V. and Deborah Hoffman (presented on PBS) Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter
Turner Original Productions and BBC Natural History The Private Life of Plants
Turner Original Productions, Tollin/Robbins, and Mundy Lane, in association with Television Production Partners Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
DeepFocus Productions (presented on PBS) Coming Out Under Fire
Aardman Animations in association with Wallace & Gromit Ltd., BBC Children's International, BBC Bristol, and BBC Lionheart Wallace and Gromit
Frontline/WGBH-TV, Boston, Massachusetts Frontline, for "Waco - The Inside Story"
The Producer's Films for Channel 4 The Politician's Wife
HBO Pictures and Price Entertainment The Tuskegee Airmen
NBC, Baltimore Pictures, Reeves Entertainment SL/TMF Productions, in association with NBC Productions Homicide: Life on the Street
NBC, Barwood Films Ltd., Story Line Productions Inc., and Trillium Productions Inc., in association with TriStar Television Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story
Les Productions Tele-Action Inc., in association with the National Film Board of Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Telefilm Canada (presented on A&E) The Boys of St. Vincent
CBS and Craig Anderson Productions, Inc., in association with Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc. August Wilson's 'The Piano Lesson'


Recipient Area of Excellence
Peter Gzowski Personal Award for his work on CBC Radio's Morningside
Bud Greenspan Personal Award for his work in sports documentaries, in particular work related to the Olympics
KOMO-TV/Seattle, WA Institutional Award for KOMO's "local programming excellence," citing the documentaries War on Children and Earth Agenda
Sound Portrait Productions, Inc. for National Public Radio Remorse: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse
Radio Smithsonian for Public Radio International Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was
WBEZ-FM/Chicago, IL This American Life
American Association for the Advancement of Science Kinetic City Super Crew
WCVB-TV/Boston, MA "Who's Guarding the Guardians?" an investigation into lawyers and State of Massachusetts projects taking advantage of the estates of mentally ill citizens
KCET-TV/Los Angeles, CA and BBC The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
BBC and A&E Television Networks Pride and Prejudice
BBC and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA People's Century
Award for Mobil Masterpiece Theatre, citing House of Cards, To Play the King, and The Final Cut
BBC News Award for a series of Newsnight reports on the civil war in Afghanistan
Frontline/WGBH-TV (Boston, MA) and Helen Whitney Productions Frontline: The Choice 96
Frontline/WGBH-TV (Boston, MA), Long Bow Group Inc., and Independent Television Service Frontline: The Gate of Heavenly Peace
The American Experience, Lennon Documentary Group, and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA The American Experience: The Battle Over Citizen Kane
NOVA/WGBH-TV (Boston, MA), Agaton Film & Television, Swedish Television/SVT1, ZDF-Arte, and Channel 4 Odyssey of Life
Telling Pictures, HBO, Channel 4, and ZDF-Arte The Celluloid Closet
HBO How Do You Spell God?
HBO Sports Journey of the African-American Athlete
HBO and Creative Thinking International Ltd. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
WNBC-TV/New York, NY "Passport to Kill", a report exploring how Dominican natives were able to flee justice after committing murders and other crimes in New York
Center for New American Media, Midnight Films, and WETA-TV/Washington, DC Vote for Me: Politics in America
Turner Entertainment Group and Steven Spielberg in association with Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation Survivors of the Holocaust
WCCO-TV/Minneapolis, MN One to One: Mentoring, a public service project aimed at improving youth through mentoring
Carlton Television for Channel 4 Wise Up
ABC and Steven Bochco Productions NYPD Blue
ABC, Tomlin and Wagner Theatricalz, and Kurtz & Friends Edith Ann's Christmas - Just Say Noël
NBC and Wolf Films in association with Universal Television Law & Order
Fox and Gracie Films in association with Twentieth Television The Simpsons
Fox and Ten Thirteen Productions in association with Twentieth Television The X-Files


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC and Sarabande Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television Nothing Sacred
ABC and The Black/Marlens Company in association with Touchstone Television Ellen, for "The Puppy Episode"
ABC News/Nightline Award for Nightline's 3-part report "The Trial of Pol Pot"[1]
Carol Marin Personal Award for her distinguished investigative work at Chicago's WMAQ-TV and WBBM-TV, as well as her "personal stand against the tide of sensationalism in television news"
Ted Turner Personal Award for Turner's work as "a true visionary in electronic communications"
Barraclough Carey Productions, Channel 4, and The History Channel Hello Mr. President
New England Cable News Look for Me Here: 299 Days in the Life of Nora Lenihan
Judith Helfand Productions, P.O.V./The American Documentary and Independent Television Service A Healthy Baby Girl
KFGO/Fargo, ND Award for the station's coverage of the Red River Flood ("The Flood of the Century")
Southern Regional Council Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
KGO/San Francisco, CA "State Farm: Good Neighbor or Bad Faith?" an investigation into fraudulent practices by the insurance company involving policyholders' disaster claims
Focus on the Family Radio Theater Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom
Murray Street Enterprises and Jazz at Lincoln Center for National Public Radio Jazz from Lincoln Center
WRAL-TV/Raleigh, NC "Military Medicine", an expose into the low accountability standards applied to doctors in the United States Armed Forces
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Award for Richard Rodriguez's essays on American life
KQED-TV/San Francisco, CA The Castro
KTCA/Twin Cities Public Television in association with Middlemarch Films Liberty! The American Revolution
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA The American Experience: The Presidents Series
The American Experience, for "Troublesome Creek - A Midwestern"
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and BBC Mobil Masterpiece Theatre, for "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
Les Films d'Ici, La Sept-Cinema, and Centre European Cinematographique RhoneAlpes (presented on Bravo and The Independent Film Channel) In the Land of the Deaf
EuroArts Entertainment OHG & SDR/arte in association with Bravo and Danmarks Radio Blue Note: A History of Modern Jazz
BBC The Nazis: A Warning from History
Florentine Films/Hott Productions and WETA-TV/Washington, DC Divided Highways: The Interstates and the Transformation of American Life
HBO and Carlton Television in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Body Doubles: The Twin Experience
FASE Productions for PBS The Eddie Files
Nickelodeon Award for The Big Help, the network's campaign to promote volunteerism by children
Big Feats! Entertainment Wishbone
WNET/New York, NY City Arts
NBC and Fatima Productions Homicide: Life on the Street, for "the series' sustained excellence," citing in particular the episode "Subway"
HBO Pictures and The Thomas Carter Company Don King: Only in America
TNT and a Mark Carliner Production George Wallace
CBS News Sunday Morning
60 Minutes


Recipient Area of Excellence
Christiane Amanpour Personal Award for her international reportage work for CNN and CBS News' 60 Minutes
Linda Ellerbee Personal Award for her work as host and co-executive producer of Nick News
Robert Halmi Sr. Personal Award for Halmi's work as a producer and as chairman of the board for Hallmark Entertainment
Jac Venza Personal Award for Venza's "many and ongoing achievements," in particular his founding of National Educational Television and producer of cultural programs for WNET
National Public Radio I Must Keep Fightin': The Art of Paul Robeson
Performance Today
National Public Radio and Charlayne Hunter-Gault Award for Hunter-Gault's reportage from Africa
WHAS/Louisville, KY "Sisterhood of Hope", a profile of the House of Ruth, which provides support for HIV/AIDS-infected women
CBS News "The Reckoning", a report on Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel profiling a man disfigured in a 1979 truck crash and his encounter with the man responsible for the accident
KTVX-TV/Salt Lake City, UT Award for the station's reports revealing the 2002 Winter Olympic bid scandal
BBC and The Learning Channel The Human Body
BBC and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA When Good Men Do Nothing, a report originally airing on BBC's Panorama that revealed the United Nations' downplaying of the Rwandan genocide
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA (presented on PBS) Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery
WGBH/Frontline (U.S. TV series), Washington Media Associates, and Public Affairs Television (presented on PBS) Frontline, for the report "Washington's Other Scandal", which documented "the corrupting influence of fund raising in the electoral process"
WGBH Educational Foundation, The American History Project/Out of the Blue Productions Inc., and The American Experience The American Experience: Riding the Rails
The American Experience, David Grubin Productions Inc., and WGBH Educational Foundation The American Experience: America 1900
KRON-TV/San Francisco, CA "About Race", a series of reports exploring racial understanding
ITVS and City People Productions (presented on PBS) Travis
WETA-TV/Washington, DC and Florentine Films (presented on PBS) Frank Lloyd Wright
WNET/New York, NY, Florentine Films, and Sherman Pictures American Masters: Alexander Calder.
CNN and Jeremy Isaacs Productions Cold War
NBC News Dateline NBC, for the report "Checks and Balances", which profiled welfare-to-work efforts in Wisconsin and its effects on a quartet of single mothers
WANE-TV/Fort Wayne, IN "Christopher", a look at the organ donation process from the donor's death to the recipient's recovery
TVC London and Channel 4 The Bear
Comedy Central, Tom Snyder Productions Inc., Popular Arts Entertainment, and HBO Downtown Productions Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
HBO Shot Through the Heart
HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment The Larry Sanders Show, for the episode "Flip"
HBO Sports Award for HBO's series of sports documentaries
Chestermead Productions for BBC and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA (presented on PBS) Mobil Masterpiece Theatre, for its production of King Lear
Showtime Networks Inc., Pacific Motion Pictures, and Egg Pictures The Baby Dance
Fox and David E. Kelley Productions Ally McBeal
ABC and David E. Kelley Productions The Practice
ABC and Steven Bochco Productions NYPD Blue, for the episode "Raging Bulls"


Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News ABC 2000 Today
20/20, for the report "Those Were Our Children," which connected a fatal car/truck accident in Wisconsin to a bribe-for-license scandal within the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State
ABC, Storyline Entertainment, Columbia TriStar Television Inc., and Chris Montan Productions in association with Walt Disney Television Annie
BBC in association with PBS The Life of Birds by David Attenborough
BBC News "Murder in Purdah", a report on the torture and killing of women in Pakistan
Blackside Inc., in association with WNET/New York, NY (presented on PBS) I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts
Brook Lapping Productions for Channel 4 (presented on PBS' The American Experience Playing the China Card (Nixon's China Game)
C-SPAN American Presidents: Life Portraits
Bob Simon Personal Award to the CBS News correspondent for his international reports on 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes II
CBS, Televest, and Columbia TriStar Television in association with Cosby & James Productions Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years
ESPN SportsCentury
Florentine Films in association with WETA-TV/Washington, DC (presented on PBS) Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Frontline co-production with 10/20 Productions (presented on PBS) Frontline, for "The Lost Children of Rockdale County", which profiled "drifting" kids in suburban Atlanta, Georgia
GMA Network Award for investigative reporting, citing the reports "I-Witness: Kidneys for Sale", "Kamao", and "Brigada Siete: Child Labor"
HBO Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales
HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment The Sopranos
HBO and Spanky Pictures in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions A Lesson Before Dying
HBO Sports Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports
HBO Sports in association with Black Canyon Productions Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games
Mentorn Barraclough Carey Production for Channel 4 The Valley
MTV Networks BIOrhythm
National Public Radio Morning Edition with Bob Edwards
National Public Radio and The Kitchen Sisters Lost & Found Sound
NBC and John Wells Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television The West Wing
Sheila Nevins Personal Award for her work at HBO
Public Affairs Television and WNET/New York, NY Facing the Truth with Bill Moyers
Riverside Films (presented on PBS) Arguing the World
Showtime and Haft Entertainment Strange Justice
Ostroushko Productions, produced for Smithsonian Productions (distributed by Public Radio International) The Mississippi: River of Song
WNET/New York, NY City Life
TWI/Carlton co-production for ITV and The History Channel The Second World War in Colour (History Alive: World War II in Color)
VH1 Public Affairs and MTV Networks VH1 Save the Music Campaign
WAGA-TV/Atlanta, GA "Singled Out," an investigation into the targeting of minorities for pat-downs by US Customs inspectors at airport security checkpoints
Wall to Wall Television Ltd., BBC, and Carlton Television, and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: A Rather English Marriage
WCPO-TV/Cincinnati, OH "I-Team" investigations into the construction projects for stadiums for the Cincinnati Bengals and Reds
Yorkshire Television Production and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Lost for Words


1.^ Nightline's 1997 award for "The Trial of Pol Pot" was offered in part to Nate Thayer, who found Pol Pot and filmed his trial. Thayer declined the Peabody (the first to ever do so) as he did not want to share it with ABC News, whom he believed acted unethically when using his footage for pre-broadcast publicity.[1]