2002 George Foster Peabody Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Terror on Tape:

  • CNN Productions (Atlanta)

Bringing Down A Dictator:

  • York Zimmerman, Inc., presented on PBS

48 Hours:

  • “9/11,” CBS, New York

The Sonic Memorial Project:

  • Lost and Found Sound from the Kitchen Sisters Productions, presented on NPR, and SonicMemorial.org.


  • “The Survivors,” ABC News, New York


  • “Shattered Dreams of Peace: The Road From Oslo,” PBS, SET Productions, C-Films Productions for WGBH/Boston, in association with FRANCE 2, ABU DHABI Television, and Tel Ad Israel

File on 4:

  • “Export Controls,” BBC Radio 4

The Hepatitis C Epidemic: A 15-Year Government Cover-Up:

  • Fuji Television Network, Inc., Japan

Sounding the Alarm:

  • WISN-TV, Milwaukee, Wis.

Fake Drugs, Real Lives:

  • WFAA-TV, Dallas, Tex.

DNA Protects Men of Dishonor:

  • KPRC-TV, Houston, Tex.


  • “Heart of Darkness,” ABC News, New York

How High is the Mountain:

  • Public Television Service Foundation, Taiwan

The Yiddish Radio Project:

  • NPR and Sound Portrait Productions

Stories of Home:

  • WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio

EGG The Arts Show:

  • Thirteen/WNET (New York)

The Complete Angler:

  • ESPN and Lake Champlain Productions

Monkey Trial:

  • Nebraska ETV and The American Experience, WGBH (Boston)

Bang Bang You’re Dead:

  • Showtime from Viacom Productions and A Jersey Guys Production, Inc.

Almost Strangers:

  • BBC America with Talkback Productions, presented on BBC

Stage on Screen:

  • “Beckett on Film,” Thirteen/WNET (New York)

Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam:

  • HBO and Simmons/Lathan TV


  • NBC/NBC Studios Inc. in association with DreamWorks Television

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre:

  • “Othello,” WGBH and London Weekend Television

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre’s American Collection:

  • “Almost A Woman,” WGBH and ALT Films

The Gathering Storm:

  • HBO and Scott Free Productions

Boston Public:

  • “Chapter 37,” FOX from David E. Kelley Productions and 20th Century Fox Television Studios

Six Feet Under:

  • HBO from Janollari Studios and Actual Size, Inc. in association with HBO Original Programming

Door to Door:

  • TNT from Rosemont Productions International in association with Angel/Brown Productions

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