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NPR, CBS, 'Daily Show' Win Peabody Awards

The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia announced the winners of the 64th annual Peabody Awards Thursday. The awards recognize excellence in broadcasting and cable.

NPR's Coverage of Iraq

The Peabody Awards recognized NPR's foreign correspondents for their team coverage of Iraq. Listen to some of the stories that garnered the award:

By Anne Garrels

Jan. 15, 2004: Combat Hospital in Iraq Preps for Return

Only Available in Archive Formats.

By Deborah Amos

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By Anne Garrels

June 30, 2004: Electrical Woes a Political Flashpoint in Baghdad

Only Available in Archive Formats.

By Ivan Watson

July 13, 2004: A Restricted Existence for Iraq's Young Women

Only Available in Archive Formats.

By Tom Gjelten

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By Philip Reeves

Aug. 25, 2004: Revered Shiite Cleric to Lead Najaf March

Only Available in Archive Formats.

By Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Sept. 15, 2004: Security Seen Trumping Democratic Goals in Iraq

Only Available in Archive Formats.

By Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

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Nov. 26, 2004: Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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Dec. 20, 2004: Iraqi Women Debate the Value of Upcoming Elections

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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Dec. 29, 2004: Residents Slowly Return to U.S.-Held Fallujah

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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NPR and the Peabodys

The following is a full list of this year's winners:

  • NPR's foreign correspondents, for their coverage of the turbulent aftermath of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
  • On the Media, from member station WNYC, for reports, commentary and satire about the media.
  • Studio 360 from member station WNYC, for American Icons: Melville's Moby Dick.
  • CultureWorks, for the radio documentary Leonard Bernstein: An American Life.
  • The Rhythm and Blues Foundation and Public Radio International for the radio series Let the Good Times Roll.
  • To the Best of Our Knowledge, from Wisconsin Public Radio and Public Radio International, for its examination of contemporary political and social trends.
  • BBC Television News for its coverage of the Crisis in Darfur.
  • Link TV for its program MOSAIC, which presents unedited excerpts of daily newscasts from the Middle East.
  • WFAA-TV in Dallas for its 19-part series State of Denial.
  • WTVF-TV, Nashville, Tenn. for its three-year probe of graft in state government that led to federal indictments.
  • WBAL-TV in Baltimore for its ongoing investigation into Chesapeake Bay pollution.
  • CBS News' 60 Minutes II for its coverage of abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad.
  • Discovery Channel and Vulcan Productions for the documentary Black Sky: The Race for Space.
  • Zendo Entertainment, in association with Cinemax Reel Life, for the documentary Bush 174 on the plight of Brazilian street children.
  • Televisio de Catalunya, Bausan Film, in association with Cinemax Reel Life, for the documentary Balseros, about Cuban refugee rafters.
  • Clinica Estetico and LisaGay Inc., in association with HBO, for the biographical tribute Beah: A Black Woman Speaks.
  • Cort/Madden Production, in association with HBO Films, for the film Something the Lord Made.
  • Red Board Productions and Paramount Television, in association with HBO Entertainment, for the drama Deadwood.
  • TRIO and Post Consumer Media for the documentary The N-Word.
  • Filmmakers Collaborative, Blueberry Hill Productions, for American Experience/WGBH, for the documentary American Experience: Tupperware!
  • Bill Brummel Productions, for The History Channel, for the Time Machine episode "Rwanda: Do Scars Ever Fade?"
  • CNBC for The Age of Wal-Mart: Inside America's Most Powerful Company.
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for its presidential campaign coverage Indecision 2004.
  • Howe Sound Films and Force Four Entertainment, in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, for the miniseries Human Cargo.
  • Endor Production, in association with the BBC and BBC America, for the political thriller State of Play.
  • Hat Trick Productions and BBC America for The Kumars at No. 42.
  • Nursery Tap for the collection of nursery rhymes Nursery Tap, Hip to Toe.
  • Channel One Network for The Suffering of Sudan.
  • Sesame Workshop (USA) and Kwasukasukela (South Africa) for the HIV-AIDS documentary Takalani Sesame Presents "talk to me… ."
  • WITI-TV in Milwaukee, Wis., for The Bully Project, a series on playground violence.
  • Univision for Salud es Vida…Entérate! (Lead a Healthy Life…Get the Facts!), a public health-education initiative.
  • Grant Tinker, former head of MTM Enterprises in the 1970s and NBC chairman in the 1980s, for providing creative opportunities to a generation of writers and producers.

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