Awards & Winners

1990 Peabody Award

Check winners and nominations of 1990 Peabody Award. Check awards winners of 1990 Peabody Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

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ABC News, Koppel Communications

Honored for : The Koppel Report: Death of a Dictator
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ABC News, Time Inc.

Honored for : Peter Jennings Reporting
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Public Broadcasting Service

Honored for : American Playhouse
(Award for showcasing quality television)
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Red Barber

(Personal award for his commentary work on NPR)
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Blackside, Inc.

Honored for : Eyes on the Prize
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(Award for the network's coverage of the crisis in the Persian Gulf (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm))
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Perry Films, CBS Music Video Enterprises, WNET, Public Broadcasting Service

Honored for : American Masters
(John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen)
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Connecticut Public Radio

Honored for : The Schubert Theatre: 75 Years of Memories
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FASE Productions

Honored for : Futures
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Paul Fine, Holly Fine

Honored for : 60 Minutes
(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))
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Florentine Films, WETA-TV

Honored for : The Civil War
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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

(Institutional Award for its support of inventive, inspired and important television)
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KCTS-TV, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions

Honored for : PBS NewsHour
(Backhauling, an expose into truck haulers transporting food products in trucks that had just been used to transport toxic chemicals)
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Honored for : Northwest Reports
(Mount St. Helens: A Decade Later)
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Propaganda Films, Lynch/Frost Productions, WorldVision, American Broadcasting Company

Honored for : Twin Peaks
(for the Premiere Episode of Twin Peaks)
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Worth McDougald

(Personal Award on the occasion of McDougald's retirement for his 2+ decades in service to the Peabody Awards as director)
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Mouchette Films, American Documentary, Inc.

Honored for : POV
(Days of Waiting)
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Murray Street Enterprise, KQED-FM

Honored for : Heat with John Hockenberry
(distributed by NPR)
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(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)
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Honored for : Saturday Night Live
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Southern Center for International Studies

(Institutional Award for providing a forum for... international decision-makers to discuss their decisions on national and international policy)
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Think Entertainment

Honored for : Mother Goose Rock'n'Rhyme
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Vermont Folklife Center, Vermont Public Radio

Honored for : Journey's End: The Memories and Traditions of Daisy Turner and Family
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Frederick Wiseman

(Personal Award for a mastery of television documentary)
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Honored for : Dick Feagler Commentaries
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Honored for : Kid's Corner
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The Rotary Club of Los Altos, Young Visions Inc

Honored for : Rotary and AIDS: The Los Altos Story