1995 George Foster Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards, administered by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications, honor excellence in both radio and television broadcasting.

Radio Awards

  • Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray? (WJR Radio, Detroit, MI)
  • Kevin's Sentence (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto, Canada)
  • St. Paul Sunday (Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN)
  • Oscar Brand (WNYC, New York, NY)

Combined Radio and Television Award

  • Wynton Marsalis: Making the Music/Marsalis on Music (National Public Radio, Washington D.C., and Sony Classical Film and Video for PBS)


  • The Peavy Investigation (WFAA-TV, Dallas, TX)
  • Truth on Trial (ABC News 20/20, New York, NY)
  • Target Seven: Armed and Angry (WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI)
  • New York City School Corruption (WCBS-TV, New York, NY)
  • 50 Years After the War (Television Broadcasts Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong)
  • Hoop Dreams (Kartemquin Educational Films and KTCA-TV, St. Paul, MN, presented on PBS)
  • The Dying Rooms (A Cinemax Reel Life Presentation of a Lauderdale Production for Channel 4, London, England, and Cinemax, New York)
  • Road Scholar (Public Policy Productions Inc. in association with Thirteen/WNET, New York, NY, presented on PBS)
  • Rock & Roll (WGBH-TV, Boston MA, and BBC Bristol, UK)
  • Peter Jennings Reporting: Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped (ABC News, New York, NY)
  • Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation (A Discovery Journal Special, Discovery Channel, Bethesda, MD and Brian Lapping Associates for BBC London, England)
  • CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America (CBS News, New York)
  • Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter (P.O.V./Deborah Hoffman, New York, presented on PBS)
  • Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (Turner Original Productions, Tollin/Robbins and Mundy Lane in association with Television Production Partners)
  • The Private Life of Plants (Turner Original Productions and BBC Natural History, London, England)
  • Coming Out Under Fire (DeepFocus Productions, Los Angeles, presented on PBS)
  • Wallace & Gromit (Aardman Animations in association with Wallace & Gromit Ltd., BBC Children's International, BBC Bristol and BBC Lionheart)
  • Frontline: Waco—The Inside Story (Frontline/WGBH-TV, Boston, MA)
  • CBS coverage of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin (CBS News, New York)
  • The television news stations of Oklahoma City for coverage of the Murrah Building bombing (KFOR-TV, KOCO-TV and KWTV-TV, Oklahoma City, OK)
  • The Politician's Wife (The Producers Films for Channel 4, London, England)
  • The Tuskegee Airmen (An HBO Pictures Presentation of a Price Entertainment Production, Home Box Office, New York)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (NBC, Baltimore Pictures, Reeves Entertainment SL/TMF Productions in association with NBC Productions)
  • The Boys of St. Vincent (Les Productions Tele-Action Inc. in association with the National Film Board of Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and Telefilm Canada, presented on the Arts & Entertainment Television Network, New York)
  • August Wilson's The Piano Lesson (A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation; CBS, Craig Anderson Productions Inc. in association with Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions Inc.)
  • Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (NBC, Barwood Films Ltd., Story Line Productions Inc. and Trillium Productions Inc. in association with TriStar Television)
  • The Journey of Christopher Reeve (ABC News 20/20, New York, NY)
  • Oprah Winfrey