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List of Peabody Award winners (1970–1979)
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The following is a list of
George Foster Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions from the decade of the 1970s (1970–1979).
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC News Eye of the Storm BBC Television Civilisation CBS Award for the Dr. Seuss animated programs The Selling of The Pentagon  CBS News 60 Minutes NBC The Flip Wilson Show Hot Dog NBC News Migrant: An NBC White Paper NBC Radio The Danger Within: A Study of Disunity in America NBC Radio and Douglas Kiker Award for Kiker's reports from Jordan Voice of America and Garry Moore Personal Award for VOA's presentation of news and public affairs programming, in particular Moore's New York, New York John E. Drewry Personal Award for Drewry's role in the foundation and administration of the Peabody Awards PBS Evening at Pops KCET-TV/Los Angeles, CA and PBS The Andersonville Trial KMEX-TV/Los Angeles, CA Peace... On Our Time: KMEX-TV and the Death of Rubén Salazar WAHT/Annville-Cleona (Lebanon), PA Award for the programs Medical Viewpoint and Pearl Harbor, Lest We Forget WFBE/Flint, MI Listening/4, a series designed to teach listening skills to Flint area school students WPBT-TV/Miami, FL Polithon '70, a statewide radio/TV broadcast featuring candidates for statewide public office WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA , a documentary profiling the nation of This New Frontier Israel
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC Make a Wish ABC and William Blinn Brian's Song Mississippi State Educational Television Authority Institutional Award for its efforts "to expand and modernize school curricula, to accelerate learning, and to equalize education in every classroom of the state." NBC , an This Child is Rated X documentary which examined "gross inequities" of juvenile facilities in the United States NBC White Paper Institutional Award for the network's dramatic programming, in particular , All the Way Home , Jane Eyre , and The Price The Snow Goose NBC Radio Second Sunday John Rich Personal Award for his work as Far East correspondent for NBC News George Heinemann Personal Award for his work on "entertaining and constructive" children's programming for NBC Voice of America Institutional Award for VOA's "Promotion of International Understanding" WWVA/Wheeling, WV Junior Town Meeting of the Air WHA/Madison, WI Wisconsin on the Move Dr. Frank Stanton Personal Award to the CBS president for his protection of journalistic freedom in the face of political scrutiny CBS The American Revolution: 1770-1783, A Conversation with Lord North WCCO/Minneapolis, MN The Heart of the Matter, University of Minnesota Dean E. W. Ziebarth's recounting of his open-heart surgery WQED-TV/Pittsburgh, PA , produced by The Turned On Crisis Rhea G. Sikes and Charlotte Woodside United Nations Television (parts United Nations Day Concert with Pablo Casals one and two) Arthur Godfrey Personal Award for his "innovative programming... uniformly characterized by high quality, wholesome entertainment"
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC ABC Afterschool Specials ABC Sports Award for coverage of the Games of the XX Olympiad National Public Radio All Things Considered Westinghouse Broadcasting Company Breakdown, a radio series investigating "the critical deterioration of various systems that are an important part in the life of every American" CBS Captain Kangaroo The Waltons WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA China '72: A Hole in the Bamboo Curtain KOAC/Corvallis, OR Conversations with Will Shakespeare and Certain of His Friends Broadcasting Foundation of America Institutional Award for its "promotion of international understanding" through distribution of various radio programs and specials Voice of America Institutional Award for its coverage of the 1972 U.S. political campaigns WHRO-TV/Hampton-Norfolk, VA Institutional Award for the station's educational programming NBC Award for the TV specials Jack Lemmon in 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin, , and Liza with a Z The Timex All-star Swing Festival Pensions, The Broken Promise, an NBC Reports investigation that exposed failings in privately administered group pension systems NBC Radio Monitor NBC and its owned and operated stations Award for the radio documentaries No Fault Insurance - Right or Wrong? and Second Sunday: A Seven-part Series on the Cities NBC, BBC, and Time-Life Films The Search for the Nile WNET/New York, NY and BBC The Restless Earth KGW/Portland, OR Open Door Alistair Cooke Personal Award for his work in America: A Personal View by Alistair Cooke Bill Monroe Personal Award for Monroe's interview work at NBC News District of Columbia Schools Radio Project The Noise Shows WABC-TV/New York, NY , an investigative report examining successes and failures of care for the mentally retarded Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace 
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC, CBS, and NBC Jointly awarded to the TV networks for their "outstanding contributions to entertainment through an exceptional year of televised drama" NBC The Energy Crisis: An American White Paper Institutional Award for and Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Borrowers NBC Children's Theatre: Street of the Flower Boxes NBC Radio Project 1 Experiment, for its Live in Concert presentations of The Carpenters and Helen Reddy Second Sunday, for the reports "Communism in the 70s" and "A Right to Death" ABC News Close-Up, citing in particular the episodes "Fire!" and " West Virginia: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Coal" The First and Essential Freedom WFMT/Chicago, IL Award for the series Music in Chicago and its broadcasts from the Lyric Opera of Chicago WIND/Chicago, IL From 18th Street: Destination Peking WRC-TV/Washington, DC Award for WRC's "Home Rule" editorial campaign, which promoted self-government in the District of Columbia KNXT/Los Angeles, CA Institutional Award for the children's educational programs Learning Can Be Fun and Dusty's Treehouse KNOW/Austin, TX Marijuana and the Law, a series of documentaries and editorials "to separate facts about marijuana from fiction" WTIU/Bloomington, IN Myshkin WCAU-TV/Philadelphia, PA Overture to Friendship: The Philadelphia Orchestra in China Joe Garagiola Personal Award for his work on NBC's The Baseball World of Joe Garagiola Lowell Thomas Personal Award "in recognition of his incredible 43 years of continuous daily broadcasts on CBS" Pamela Ilott Personal Award to the Director of Religious & Cultural Broadcasting at CBS News for her work on and Lamp Unto My Feet Look Up and Live Peter Lisagor Personal Award to the Washington Bureau chief for his analysis/commentary work on radio and TV Chicago Daily News KANU/Lawrence, KS and the University of Kansas The American Past
Recipient Area of Excellence WMAL/Washington, DC Battles Just Begun, a look at problems facing returning Vietnam War veterans CBS Benjamin Franklin CBS Radio CBS Radio Mystery Theatre The Johnson Foundation Conversations from Wingspread ABC Free to Be... You and Me Sadat: Action Biography WCCO-TV/Minneapolis, MN From , a documentary profiling the strife in Belfast with Love Northern Ireland NBC Go Tornado! 4:40PM, Xenia, Ohio Institutional Award for the network's presentations of , The Execution of Private Slovik , and The Law IBM Presents Clarence Darrow NBC Radio Second Sunday KING-TV/Seattle, WA How Come? National Public Affairs Center for Television Institutional Award for NPACT's "outstanding overall effort to bring meaningful public affairs programming to the nation" WCKT-TV/Miami, FL Institutional Award for "a superb series of investigative reports which brought considerable response and change" WSB/Atlanta, GA Institutional Award for Suffer the Little Children, Atlanta: A Portrait in Black and White, and Henry Aaron: A Man with a Mission WGBH-TV/Boston, MA NOVA Carl Stern Separate Personal Awards to the legal correspondents (Stern with NBC News, Graham with CBS News) Fred P. Graham Julian Goodman Personal Award to the CEO of NBC "for his long years of dedicated service to the broadcasting industry" Marilyn Baker Personal Award to the KQED-TV/San Francisco, CA reporter for her investigative work WNBC/New York, NY Pledge a Job, a 5-day campaign "to blunt the impact of an unemployment crisis" in the New York City area KTW/Seattle, WA The Hit and Run Players, a series of satirical comedy vignettes KPRC-TV/Houston, TX The Right Man, a documentary profiling Dr. Robert Hayes' efforts to save Wiley College WNET-TV/Washington, DC and PBS Theatre in America KFAC/Los Angeles, CA Through the Looking Glass
Recipient Area of Excellence WCBS/New York, NY A Life to Share, an initiative aimed at educating parents in special areas of child development WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA Jim Metcalf, A Sunday Journal ABC Television ABC Afterschool Special , for ABC Theater Love Among the Ruins Alphaventure Big Blue Marble Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc. (Group W) Call It Macaroni KDKB/Mesa, AZ Institutional Award for the station's "superior overall public service programming" The Standard School Broadcast Institutional Award for the school's "educational radio service to citizens of the Far West" WCKT-TV/Miami, FL Institutional Award for the station's "envious record of outstanding investigative reporting" WCVB-TV/Boston, MA Institutional Award for overall programming excellence WGMS and WGMS-FM/Bethesda, MD Institutional Award for the stations' "overall efforts to provide outstanding radio entertainment," citing in particular The Collector's Shelf and 200 Years of Music in America WMAL/Washington, DC Institutional Award for radio documentary excellence, citing in particular Suffer the Little Children (profiles of sexually abused children) and The Legend of the Bermuda Triangle WTOP-TV/Washington, DC Institutional Award "for overall public service effort," citing the Harambee episode "For My People" (review of minority hiring at the ) and the Washington Post Everywoman episode "The Hidden World" (a medical look inside a woman's body) WAPA-TV/San Juan, PR Las Rosas Blancas CBS M*A*S*H CBS News Mr. Rooney Goes to Washington The American Assassins, a profile of speculations into the assassination of John F. Kennedy Charles Kuralt Personal Award to the CBS News correspondent for On the Road to '76 Dr. James R. Killian Personal Award for Dr. Killian's 25 years of "unflagging, steadfast devotion" to public broadcasting Jim Laurie Personal Award to the NBC News correspondent for his dedicated reporting on the fall of Saigon KMOX/St Louis, MO "Sleeping Watchdogs," an investigation into government agencies broad consumer protection efforts Kaiser Broadcasting Snipets Voice of America " The Battle of Lexington," an episode of Two Hundred Years Ago Tonight KABC-TV/Los Angeles, CA "The Dale Car: A Dream or a Nightmare?" an investigation that revealed a confidence scheme involving the construction of the Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation vehicle WSOU-FM/South Orange, NJ The Land of Poetry NBC Weekend WFMT/Chicago, IL Music in Chicago: Stravinsky '75
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC Animals, Animals, Animals Eleanor and Franklin ABC News Suddenly an Eagle ABC Sports Award for coverage of the 1976 Winter and Summer Olympic Games Jim Karayn and the League of Women Voters Award for organization of the 1976 presidential debates CBS News 60 Minutes In Celebration of US, the network's coverage of Bicentennial events across the United States on July 4th In the News WETA-TV/Washington, DC In Performance at Wolf Trap WETA-TV/Washington, DC, WNET/New York, NY, and Bill Moyers "A Conversation with Jimmy Carter," an episode of U.S.A.: People and Politics WNET/New York, NY The Adams Chronicles KERA-TV/Dallas, TX , a documentary examining lack of potable water in the lower A Thirst in the Garden Rio Grande Valley South Carolina Educational Radio Network (with American Popular Song with Alec Wilder and Friends Alec Wilder) WGIR AM & FM/Manchester, NH Flashback 1976 Tomorrow Entertainment, Inc. (aired on NBC Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys )  Charles Barthold Personal Award to the WHO-TV/Des Moines, IA cameraman for filming a tornado striking Jordan, Iowa Perry Como Personal Award for the NBC special Perry Como's Christmas in Austria Sy Pearlman Personal Award to the NBC News producer for "The Sawyer Brothers," a segment of that raised suspicion of the guilt and conviction of two brothers in a Weekend North Carolina kidnapping Bruce Morton and Hughes Rudd Joint Personal Awards to the anchors of CBS Morning News WLBT-TV/Jackson, MS "Power Politics in Mississippi," an episode of PROBE that examined legal ethics and conflicts of interest WBBM-TV/Chicago, IL and Franklin McMahon Primary Colors, An Artist on the Campaign Trail, which followed the WBBM reporter/artist creating works depicting the presidential campaigns NBC Sybil Associated Press Radio The Garden Plot: Food as a Weapon KCET/Los Angeles, CA Visions
Recipient Area of Excellence WNET/New York, NY A Good Dissonance Like a Man, a documentary on Charles Ives The Police Tapes WNET/New York, NY and WETA-TV/Washington, DC MacNeil/Lehrer Report WNBC-TV/New York, NY Buyline: Betty Furness Award for NewsCenter 4's "F.I.N.D." investigative segments WCBS-TV/New York, NY Camera Three WHLN/Harlan, KY Coverage of a flood that hit the Harlan area in April 1977 National Public Radio Crossroads: Sea Island Sketches WHA/Madison, WI Earplay ABC and Lorimar Productions , for ABC Theater Green Eyes ABC and David Wolper Roots Multimedia Program Productions "Joshua's Confusion," an episode of Young People's Specials Metropolitan Opera Association Live from the Met Norman Lear Personal Award for All in the Family Paul Hume Personal Award to the WGMS/Rockville, MD personality for A Variable Feast Steve Allen Personal Award to the creator/host of the KCET (Los Angeles, CA)/ PBS series Meeting of Minds KABC-TV/Los Angeles, CA Award for reports into accountability by police in incidents involving civilian shootings KPFA-FM/Berkeley, CA , produced by Science Story Laurie Garrett and Adi Gevins NBC Tut: The Boy King NBC, Arthur Rankin, and Jules Bass The Hobbit  WPIX-TV/New York, NY The Lifer's Group, I Am My Brother's Keeper MTM Enterprises The Mary Tyler Moore Show KSJN/St Paul, MN The Prairie was Quiet WBTV/Charlotte, NC The Rowe String Quartet Plays on Your Imagination London Weekend Television Upstairs, Downstairs KCMO-TV/Kansas City, MO "Where Have All the Flood Cars Gone?" which traced the re-selling of flood-damaged automobiles WXYZ/Detroit, MI Winter's Fear, a documentary examining a series of child abductions and murders
Recipient Area of Excellence Tomorrow Entertainment/Medcom Company and CBS The Body Human: The Vital Connection CBS and MTM Productions Lou Grant CBS News 30 Minutes "The Battle for South Africa," an episode of CBS Reports CBS Radio News CBS World News Roundup WQED-TV/Pittsburgh, PA Award for the adaptation of Once Upon a Classic A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Baptist Radio and TV Commission A River to the Sea, a documentary on the English language aired on CBS' Look Up and Live WENH-TV/Durham, NH Arts in New Hampshire Four D Productions/Trisene Corporation and ABC Barney Miller Newsweek Broadcasting Cartoon-A-Torial  The National Radio Theatre of Chicago Chicago Radio Theatre KHET-TV/Honolulu, HI , a documentary profiling the life of Jozef De Veuster (" Damien Father Damien") and his caring of patients at a leper colony on Molokai, Hawaii National Public Radio Dialogues on a Tightrope: An Italian Mosaic, a documentary examining Italy's political turmoil Titus Productions, Inc. and NBC Holocaust Survival Anglia Ltd./ World Wildlife Fund and NBC Mysterious Castles of Clay NBC Radio Network Second Sunday Jewish Theological Seminary and NBC Radio Network The Eternal Light WMUK/Kalamazoo, MI Award for the station's presentation of live-performance radio dramas KGO-TV/San Francisco, CA Old Age: Do Not Go Gentle, a documentary examining treatment of the elderly KQED-TV/San Francisco, CA Over Easy, hosted by Hugh Downs Bob Keeshan Personal Award for Keeshan's work on and his promoting of "quality children's programs on American television" Captain Kangaroo Richard S. Salant Personal Award for Salant's leadership at CBS News and "his staunch defense of the First Amendment guarantee of a free press" WDVM-TV/Washington, DC Race War in Rhodesia, a documentary with Carl Rowan that examined political tensions in Rhodesia and Central Africa Your Health and Your Wallet, a mini-series examining the rising costs of medical treatments WABE/Atlanta, GA The Eyewitness Who Wasn't, a documentary examining how evidence in a Georgia murder trial was manufactured WOCB/West Yarmouth, MA The Last Voyage of the 'Cap'n Bill', which captured conversations with fishermen and townspeople affected by a fishing vessel's final voyage Henson Associates The Muppet Show WAVE-TV/Louisville, KY Whose Child is This? an examination of the effects of child abuse
Recipient Area of Excellence ABC , for the episode "A Special Gift" ABC Afterschool Special Friendly Fire Valentine CBS News CBS News Sunday Morning for CBS Reports The Boston Goes to China Roger Mudd ( CBS News) Personal Award for Mudd's interview with CBS Reports Edward Kennedy CBS Entertainment, The Konigsberg Company, and Warner Bros. Television Dummy WCBS/New York, NY "Follow That Cab: The Great Taxi Rip-off," an investigation into fraudulent overcharges by New York City taxi and limousine services WGBH-FM/Boston, MA , a presentation of Currier Bell, Esquire Masterpiece Radio Theatre WGBH-TV/Boston, MA , executive produced by World David Fanning KNXT/Los Angeles, CA Down at the Dunbar, which examined the entertainment legacy of the Dunbar Hotel Children's Radio Theatre Henny Penny Playwrighting Contest WTTW/Chicago, IL Miles To Go Before We Sleep WTTW/Chicago, IL and PBS Little Rock Central High School, an episode of As We See It Robert Trout ( ABC News) Personal Award in recognition of Trout's near-half-century of work in news and commentary Sylvia Fine Kaye Personal Award to the producer/hostess of Musical Comedy Tonight KRON-TV/San Francisco, CA Politics of Poison, a documentary examining the effects of herbicide spraying in Northern California WMAQ-TV/Chicago, IL "Strip and Search," an investigation into routine strip searches of female suspects by the Chicago Police Department KTVI/St. Louis, MO "The Adventures of Whistling Sam," a segment of Extra KOOL-TV/Phoenix, AZ The Long Eyes of Kitt Peak Canadian Broadcasting Corporation "The Longest Journey," an episode of Open Circuit KSJN/Minneapolis, MN The Way to 8-A, which explored legal abuses in the mental health commitment process in Minnesota NBC and Aubrey/Hamner Productions When Hell was in Session NBC and BBC Treasures of the British Crown References [ edit ]