1999 George Foster Peabody Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Lost & Found Sound:

  • National Public Radio and The Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, with Jay Allison

The Mississippi: River of Song:

  • Smithsonian Productions; presented on Public Radio International

Morning Edition with Bob Edwards:

  • National Public Radio

ABC 2000:

  • ABC News, New York

Bob Simon:

  • International reporting for CBS News, CBS News, New York

Singled Out:

  • WAGA-TV, Atlanta

Stadium Investigation:

  • WCPO-TV, Cincinnati

Investigative reporting by GMA Network:

  • Manila, Philippines

ABC News 20/20: “Those Were Our Children,”

  • ABC News, New York


  • MTV Networks, New York

Playing the China Card:

  • Brook Lapping Productions for Channel 4, London; presented on PBS by WGBH-TV, Boston

Facing the Truth with Bill Moyers:

  • Public Affairs Television; presented on PBS by Thirteen/WNET, New York

The Second World War in Colour:

  • A TWI/Carlton co-production for TV, London, The History Channel

ESPN SportsCentury:

  • ESPN, Bristol, Conn.

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony:

  • Florentine Films in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C.; presented on PBS

FRONTLINE: “The Lost Children of Rockdale County,”

  • a FRONTLINE co-production with 10/20 Productions; presented on PBS

Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports:

  • Home Box Office Sports, New York

Arguing the World:

  • Riverside Films, New York; presented on PBS

The Valley:

  • A Mentorn Barraclough Carey Production for Channel 4, London

Fists of Freedom: The Story of the `68 Summer Games:

  • Home Box Office Sports, New York, in association with Black Canyon Productions

Murder in Purdah:

  • BBC News, London

I`ll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts:

  • Blackside, Inc., in association with Thirteen/WNET, New York; presented on PBS

The Life of Birds by David Attenborough:

  • BBC, London in association with PBS

Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales:

  • Home Box Office, New York


  • ABC, Storyline Entertainment, Columbia-Tristar Television, Inc., and Chris Montan Productions in association with Walt Disney Television

VH1 Save the Music Campaign:

  • VH1 Public Affairs, MTV Networks, New York

The Sopranos:

  • Home Box Office and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters` First 100 Years:

  • CBS, Televest, Columbia-Tristar Television in association with Cosby & James Productions

Strange Justice:

  • Showtime and Haft Entertainment

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Lost for Words,

  • a Yorkshire Television Production; presented on PBS by WGBH-TV, Boston

A Lesson Before Dying:

  • Home Box Office, a Spanky Pictures Production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions

City Life:

  • Thirteen/WNET, New York

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: A Rather English Marriage:

  • Wall to Wall Television, Ltd., BBC, Carlton Television; presented on PBS by WGBH-TV, Boston

The West Wing:

  • NBC, John Wells Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television

American Presidents: Life Portraits:

  • C-SPAN, Washington, D.C.

Sheila Nevins, Home Box Office:

  • One of the true independent spirits in television today, whose passion and vision consistently create excellence.

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