1995 George Foster Peabody Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

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

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