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LET'S LISTEN IN AS ED VISITS WITH DIANE REHM, HOST OF NPR AND WITH DIANE REHM, HOST OF NPR AND WAMU'S, THE DIANE REHM SHOW. WAMU'S, THE DIANE REHM SHOW. >>YOU HAVE LISTENERS, >>YOU HAVE LISTENERS, 2.4 MILLION. 2.4 MILLION. >>2.5 NOW. >>2.5 NOW. >>2.4, AND GROWING 2.2, 2.3. >>2.4, AND GROWING 2.2, 2.3. >>AND NOW 2.5. >>AND NOW 2.5. >>PROBABLY BY THE END OF THIS >>PROBABLY BY THE END OF THIS PROGRAM, IT IS 2.6. PROGRAM, IT IS 2.6. >>YOU NEVER KNOW! >>YOU NEVER KNOW! (LAUGHING). (LAUGHING). >>150, OR 160 STATIONS. >>150, OR 160 STATIONS. >>160 -- NO, 170. >>160 -- NO, 170. >>THAT'S GROWN. >>THAT'S GROWN. >>IT HAS. >>IT HAS. IT GREW 13 PERCENT JUST THE LAST IT GREW 13 PERCENT JUST THE LAST FROM FALL TO FALL. FROM FALL TO FALL. WE ARE TALKING ABOUT GERMANY, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT GERMANY, JAPAN, FINLAND, ARMED FORCES JAPAN, FINLAND, ARMED FORCES NETWORK. NETWORK. >>ABSOLUTELY. >>ABSOLUTELY. AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK. AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK. IT IS NO LONGER ARMED FORCES. IT IS NO LONGER ARMED FORCES. >>OH, THEY CHANGED THE NAME. >>OH, THEY CHANGED THE NAME. >>AMERICAN FORCES. >>AMERICAN FORCES. >>DIANE, THINKING ABOUT >>DIANE, THINKING ABOUT APPROXIMATELY, JUST SHORT OF APPROXIMATELY, JUST SHORT OF POPULATION OF CHICAGO, LISTENING POPULATION OF CHICAGO, LISTENING IN ON YOUR PROGRAM VIRTUALLY IN ON YOUR PROGRAM VIRTUALLY EVERY MORNING WITH FRIDAY BEING EVERY MORNING WITH FRIDAY BEING THE ROUND UP, DO YOU PINCH THE ROUND UP, DO YOU PINCH YOURSELF? YOURSELF? >> NO. >> NO. , REMEMBER, IT IS 33 YEARS. , REMEMBER, IT IS 33 YEARS. SO IN THAT PERIOD OF TIME, I SO IN THAT PERIOD OF TIME, I KNOW THE BATTLES I HAVE FOUGHT. KNOW THE BATTLES I HAVE FOUGHT. >>HOW MANY TOTAL GUESTS? >>HOW MANY TOTAL GUESTS? >> AH, THERE IS NO WAY I COULD >> AH, THERE IS NO WAY I COULD SPECULATE. SPECULATE. >>OKAY, THEN, LET ME ASK THIS >>OKAY, THEN, LET ME ASK THIS QUESTION: WHO HAVE YOU NOT QUESTION: WHO HAVE YOU NOT INTERVIEWED THAT YOU WISHED TO, INTERVIEWED THAT YOU WISHED TO, LIVING OR DEAD? LIVING OR DEAD? >> OKAY, I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO >> OKAY, I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO HAVE INTERVIEWED ELEANOR HAVE INTERVIEWED ELEANOR ROOSEVELT. ROOSEVELT. I THINK SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN I THINK SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN FASCINATING TO TALK WITH. FASCINATING TO TALK WITH. WHO WOULDN'T HAVE WANTED TO WHO WOULDN'T HAVE WANTED TO INTERVIEW JESUS CHRIST AS HE INTERVIEW JESUS CHRIST AS HE WALKED ON THIS EARTH. WALKED ON THIS EARTH. WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO INTERVIEW WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO INTERVIEW LAWRENCE OLIVIA. LAWRENCE OLIVIA. >>YOU HAVE INTERVIEWED PRETTY >>YOU HAVE INTERVIEWED PRETTY MUCH ANYONE AND EVERYONE YOU MUCH ANYONE AND EVERYONE YOU WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE INTERVIEWED. INTERVIEWED. >>YES. >>YES. I INTERVIEWED BARACK OBAMA I INTERVIEWED BARACK OBAMA BEFORE HE BECAME PRESIDENT WHILE BEFORE HE BECAME PRESIDENT WHILE HE WAS STILL A SENATOR. HE WAS STILL A SENATOR. I HAVE NOT INTERVIEWED HIM SINCE I HAVE NOT INTERVIEWED HIM SINCE HE BECAME PRESIDENT. HE BECAME PRESIDENT. I VERY MUCH WOULD LIKE TO DO I VERY MUCH WOULD LIKE TO DO THAT. THAT. >>YOU ALSO YOU INTERVIEWED A >>YOU ALSO YOU INTERVIEWED A SITTING PRESIDENT IN THE OVAL SITTING PRESIDENT IN THE OVAL OFFICE. OFFICE. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>YOU ARE FIRST TO DO THAT. >>YOU ARE FIRST TO DO THAT. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>WHAT WAS THAT LIKE? >>WHAT WAS THAT LIKE? >> BREATHTAKING. >> BREATHTAKING. >>WHY? >>WHY? >> WELL, IT WAS THE FIRST TIME I >> WELL, IT WAS THE FIRST TIME I HAD EVER SEEN THE OVAL OFFICE, HAD EVER SEEN THE OVAL OFFICE, NUMBER ONE. NUMBER ONE. THEY KEPT US WAITING THROUGH THEY KEPT US WAITING THROUGH HOURS, NUMBER TWO, AND WHEN HE HOURS, NUMBER TWO, AND WHEN HE FINALLY WALKED IN TO THE OVAL FINALLY WALKED IN TO THE OVAL OFFICE -- OFFICE -- >>HE,. >>HE,. >>THE PRESIDENT. >>THE PRESIDENT. >>WHICH PRESIDENT? >>WHICH PRESIDENT? >> BILL CLINTON. >> BILL CLINTON. >>OKAY. >>OKAY. I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE. I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE. >>OKAY, SO I AM SITTING IN A >>OKAY, SO I AM SITTING IN A CHAIR IN FRONT OF THE FIREPLACE, CHAIR IN FRONT OF THE FIREPLACE, ANOTHER CHAIR AWAITS HIM. ANOTHER CHAIR AWAITS HIM. HE COMES BURSTING THROUGH THE HE COMES BURSTING THROUGH THE SIDE DOOR SAYING ", MY ALLERGIES SIDE DOOR SAYING ", MY ALLERGIES ARE KILLING ME!" ARE KILLING ME!" HIS EYES ARE RED. HIS EYES ARE RED. HIS NOSE IS RUNNING. HIS NOSE IS RUNNING. HE MOMS DOWHE PLOPS DOWN ON THE. HE MOMS DOWHE PLOPS DOWN ON THE. HE MET ME A NUMBER OF TIMES, AND HE MET ME A NUMBER OF TIMES, AND HE SAID, "ALL RIGHT, DIANE, WHAT HE SAID, "ALL RIGHT, DIANE, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO TALK ABOUT?" ARE WE GOING TO TALK ABOUT?" HE WAS DRIPPING THE WHOLE TIME. HE WAS DRIPPING THE WHOLE TIME. HE REACHES FOR A KLEENEX. HE REACHES FOR A KLEENEX. HE BLOWS HIS NOSE ON AIR! HE BLOWS HIS NOSE ON AIR! WHAT CAN YOU SAY? WHAT CAN YOU SAY? HE IS A NORMAL PERSON. HE IS A NORMAL PERSON. >> HE IS A NORMAL PERSON. >> HE IS A NORMAL PERSON. THERE IS A PART OF HIM THAT IS THERE IS A PART OF HIM THAT IS NORMAL. NORMAL. >>TOTALLY! >>TOTALLY! SO AT THE END OF THE INTERVIEW, SO AT THE END OF THE INTERVIEW, I SAID, "WELL, MR. PRESIDENT, I SAID, "WELL, MR. PRESIDENT, TELL ME WHAT LIVING IN THE WHITE TELL ME WHAT LIVING IN THE WHITE HOUSE, HOW HAS IT AFFECTED YOUR HOUSE, HOW HAS IT AFFECTED YOUR MARRIAGE?" MARRIAGE?" HE GAVE THE ANSWER THAT EVERY HE GAVE THE ANSWER THAT EVERY NEWSPAPER PICKED UP THE NEXT NEWSPAPER PICKED UP THE NEXT DAY. DAY. HE SAID, "AH, IT HAS BEEN HE SAID, "AH, IT HAS BEEN WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL! HILARY AND I LOVE SETTING OUT ON HILARY AND I LOVE SETTING OUT ON THE TRUMAN BALCONY ON SUNDAY'S THE TRUMAN BALCONY ON SUNDAY'S READING THE NEWSPAPER. READING THE NEWSPAPER. WE HAVE A GREAT TIME." WE HAVE A GREAT TIME." AND THAT WAS IT. AND THAT WAS IT. >>JIMMY CARTER CONFESSED THAT >>JIMMY CARTER CONFESSED THAT JIMMY AND HIS SPOUSE HAD JIMMY AND HIS SPOUSE HAD CONSIDERED -- CONSIDERED -- >>DIVORCE. >>DIVORCE. >>DIVORCE. >>DIVORCE. >>HE WAS TALKING ABOUT ALL THE >>HE WAS TALKING ABOUT ALL THE ISSUES THAT THEY HAD HAD. ISSUES THAT THEY HAD HAD. ONE OF WHICH WAS THAT THE FACT ONE OF WHICH WAS THAT THE FACT THAT HE HAD NEVER TOLD HIS WIFE THAT HE HAD NEVER TOLD HIS WIFE HE WAS PLANNING TO RUN. HE WAS PLANNING TO RUN. I NEVER TOLD HER! I NEVER TOLD HER! AND I FOUND MYSELF THINKING AND I FOUND MYSELF THINKING "BOY, IF THAT ISN'T GROUNDS FOR "BOY, IF THAT ISN'T GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS!" DIVORCE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS!" SO AT ONE POINT, I SAID, SO AT ONE POINT, I SAID, "MR. PRESIDENT, DID YOU AND "MR. PRESIDENT, DID YOU AND ROSALYN EVER CONSIDER DIVORCE ROSALYN EVER CONSIDER DIVORCE H?" H?" AND HE SITUATED, H SITUATE WAITE AND HE SITUATED, H SITUATE WAITE UPONDERED FOR TEN SECONDS, AND I UPONDERED FOR TEN SECONDS, AND I LET HIM BE. LET HIM BE. AND HE SAID, "YES, WE DID." AND HE SAID, "YES, WE DID." THEN I SAID, "WHAT DID YOU DO?" THEN I SAID, "WHAT DID YOU DO?" AND HE WAITED ANOTHER TEN AND HE WAITED ANOTHER TEN SECONDS, AND SAID," WE GOT DOWN SECONDS, AND SAID," WE GOT DOWN ON OUR KNEES AND PRAYED. ON OUR KNEES AND PRAYED. ". ". AND THAT WAS IT." AND THAT WAS IT." >>END OF STORY. >>END OF STORY. >>SEND OF STORY. >>SEND OF STORY. >>DIANE, AREN'T YOU IN PART, IN >>DIANE, AREN'T YOU IN PART, IN PART, PSYCHOLOGIST OR PART, PSYCHOLOGIST OR PSYCHIATRIST? PSYCHIATRIST? >> I HAVE HAD A LOT OF THERAPY, >> I HAVE HAD A LOT OF THERAPY, I PROMISE YOU. I PROMISE YOU. I HAVE HAD 25 YEARS OF THERAPY, I HAVE HAD 25 YEARS OF THERAPY, TALKING THERAPY. TALKING THERAPY. I CONTINUED TO SEE MY THERAPIST I CONTINUED TO SEE MY THERAPIST AT LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE AT LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE MONTHS, TALK TO HER ABOUT MONTHS, TALK TO HER ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS GOING ON IN EVERYTHING THAT IS GOING ON IN MY LIFE, AND THE LIGHT CHANGES MY LIFE, AND THE LIGHT CHANGES THAT I AM UNDERGOING NOW. THAT I AM UNDERGOING NOW. THAT HAS BEEN ENORMOUSLY THAT HAS BEEN ENORMOUSLY IMPORTANT TO ME AND EDUCATIONAL. IMPORTANT TO ME AND EDUCATIONAL. THE LEARNING TO LISTEN. THE LEARNING TO LISTEN. >>IS IT DIFFICULT FOR A TALK >>IS IT DIFFICULT FOR A TALK SHOW HOST TO BE QUIET? SHOW HOST TO BE QUIET? >> AH, NO, NOT AT ALL BECAUSE I >> AH, NO, NOT AT ALL BECAUSE I THINK AS WE QUIET, THERE IS MORE THINK AS WE QUIET, THERE IS MORE COMING OUT FROM THE GUEST. COMING OUT FROM THE GUEST. IF YOU ALLOW THAT GUEST TIME TO IF YOU ALLOW THAT GUEST TIME TO THINK AS OPPOSED TO PURSUING, THINK AS OPPOSED TO PURSUING, PURSUING, PURSUING, THAT PERSON PURSUING, PURSUING, THAT PERSON WHO IS GOING TO SAY MORE ABOUT WHO IS GOING TO SAY MORE ABOUT WHAT IS IN HIS OR HER HEART. WHAT IS IN HIS OR HER HEART. YOU FIND THIS MOST ESPECIALLY YOU FIND THIS MOST ESPECIALLY WITH WRITERS. WITH WRITERS. WRITERS ALLOW THEMSELVES TO WRITERS ALLOW THEMSELVES TO DREAM, AND THEY DREAM THEIR WAY DREAM, AND THEY DREAM THEIR WAY INTO THEIR FICTION. INTO THEIR FICTION. HE IS SUCH A BRILLIANT WRITER, HE IS SUCH A BRILLIANT WRITER, AND TO SIMPLY SIT BACK AND WITH AND TO SIMPLY SIT BACK AND WITH A FEW INTERJECTING QUESTIONS, HE A FEW INTERJECTING QUESTIONS, HE WILL GO EVERY WHERE. WILL GO EVERY WHERE. THAT'S WONDERFUL. THAT'S WONDERFUL. >>I'D LIKE TO VISIT WITH YOU >>I'D LIKE TO VISIT WITH YOU ABOUT TED COEPPEL, ABC ABOUT TED COEPPEL, ABC NIGHTTIME. NIGHTTIME. >>RIGHT. >>RIGHT. >>AND YOUR APPEARANCE ON THE >>AND YOUR APPEARANCE ON THE SHOW, YOUR SPEECH DISORDER. SHOW, YOUR SPEECH DISORDER. COULD YOU EXPAND ON THAT FOR ME. COULD YOU EXPAND ON THAT FOR ME. >>SURE. >>SURE. I HAVE SOMETHING CALLED SPAS MOT I HAVE SOMETHING CALLED SPAS MOT ICDYSPHONIA WHICH BEGINS IN THE ICDYSPHONIA WHICH BEGINS IN THE BRAIN, SENDING AN INCORRECT BRAIN, SENDING AN INCORRECT MESSAGE TO THE VOCAL CORDS MESSAGE TO THE VOCAL CORDS TELLING THEM TO CLAMP DOWN AND TELLING THEM TO CLAMP DOWN AND APPROPRIATELY I PERIODICALLY APPROPRIATELY I PERIODICALLY RECEIVE INJECTIONS OF BOTCHILSMS RECEIVE INJECTIONS OF BOTCHILSMS INTO THE VOCAL CHORDS. INTO THE VOCAL CHORDS. I HAVE NEVER LOOKED AT THE I HAVE NEVER LOOKED AT THE NEEDLE. NEEDLE. THOUGH MY HUSBAND TELLS ME IT IS THOUGH MY HUSBAND TELLS ME IT IS QUITE LONG, AND IT GOES IN, AND QUITE LONG, AND IT GOES IN, AND IS MOVED AROUND INSIDE THE VOCAL IS MOVED AROUND INSIDE THE VOCAL CHORDS, AS TO INSURE THIS TINY CHORDS, AS TO INSURE THIS TINY DROP, I IT IS 0.175 UNITS, THATS DROP, I IT IS 0.175 UNITS, THATS HOW MUCH I GET. HOW MUCH I GET. AND WHAT THAT DOES IS TO AND WHAT THAT DOES IS TO PARALYZE THE VOCAL CHORDS PARALYZE THE VOCAL CHORDS TEMPORARILY SO THEY ARE WIDE TEMPORARILY SO THEY ARE WIDE OPEN, AND THEN AS THE POISON OPEN, AND THEN AS THE POISON WEARS OFF, THE VOCAL CHORDS COME WEARS OFF, THE VOCAL CHORDS COME TOGETHER AND BEGIN TO VIBRATE TOGETHER AND BEGIN TO VIBRATE NATURALLY. NATURALLY. SO WHEN I GET THOSE INJECTIONS, SO WHEN I GET THOSE INJECTIONS, I AM USUALLY OUT FOR A GOOD TEN I AM USUALLY OUT FOR A GOOD TEN DAYS BECAUSE THAT'S HOW LONG IT DAYS BECAUSE THAT'S HOW LONG IT TAKES. TAKES. I GET THE INJECTIONS MAYBE THREE I GET THE INJECTIONS MAYBE THREE TIMES A YEAR. TIMES A YEAR. SO IT IS NOT BAD. SO IT IS NOT BAD. AND I THINK HAVING EXPLAINED IT AND I THINK HAVING EXPLAINED IT ON THE AIR TO LISTENERS AROUND ON THE AIR TO LISTENERS AROUND THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD, THEY THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD, THEY REALLY DO UNDERSTAND. REALLY DO UNDERSTAND. YOU KNOW, PEOPLE WHO DISLIKE MY YOU KNOW, PEOPLE WHO DISLIKE MY VOICE, I URGE THEM TO CONTINUE VOICE, I URGE THEM TO CONTINUE TO LISTEN. TO LISTEN. WHEN THEY FIRST TUNE IN, THEY WHEN THEY FIRST TUNE IN, THEY SAY "WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS SAY "WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS WOMAN DOING ON THE AIR WITH A WOMAN DOING ON THE AIR WITH A VOICE SOUNDING LIKE THAT?" VOICE SOUNDING LIKE THAT?" WHAT I ENCOURAGE LISTENERS TO DO WHAT I ENCOURAGE LISTENERS TO DO IS TO LISTEN FOR A LITTLE WHILE, IS TO LISTEN FOR A LITTLE WHILE, JUST A FEW DAYS EVEN AND WHAT JUST A FEW DAYS EVEN AND WHAT HAPPENS IS THEY GET PAST THE HAPPENS IS THEY GET PAST THE VOICE TO THE CONTENT. VOICE TO THE CONTENT. IT IS THE CONTENT OF THE IT IS THE CONTENT OF THE PROGRAM. PROGRAM. IT IS NOT ME. IT IS NOT ME. IT IS THE CONTENT THAT THEY WILL IT IS THE CONTENT THAT THEY WILL BE SO ENRICHED BY. BE SO ENRICHED BY. >>YOU FIRST REALIZED YOU WERE >>YOU FIRST REALIZED YOU WERE THE SUBJECT OF THIS AFFLICTION THE SUBJECT OF THIS AFFLICTION IN '91. IN '91. >>'92. >>'92. >>IT TOOK AWHILE FOR THE >>IT TOOK AWHILE FOR THE FOLKS -- SO I WENT THROUGH ALL FOLKS -- SO I WENT THROUGH ALL THESE DIFFERENT OPPORTUNITIES THESE DIFFERENT OPPORTUNITIES AND DOCTORS. AND DOCTORS. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE FAILURE TO DIAGNOSIS THE FAILURE TO DIAGNOSIS THE DISEASE, THE ISSUE, THE DISEASE, THE ISSUE, THE AFFLICTION UNTIL AN INORDINATE AFFLICTION UNTIL AN INORDINATE PERIOD OF TIME? PERIOD OF TIME? ANY RESENTMENT TOWARD THE ANY RESENTMENT TOWARD THE MEDICAL SYSTEM OR THIS STUFF MEDICAL SYSTEM OR THIS STUFF HAPPENS? HAPPENS? HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT, HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT, DIANE? DIANE? >> MY OWN DAUGHTER IS A >> MY OWN DAUGHTER IS A PHYSICIAN. PHYSICIAN. SHE IS MARRIED TO A PHYSICIAN. SHE IS MARRIED TO A PHYSICIAN. I, MORE THAN ANYONE, KNOW THAT I, MORE THAN ANYONE, KNOW THAT MEDICINE IS A COMBINATION OF ART MEDICINE IS A COMBINATION OF ART AND SCIENCE, AND THESE GUYS AND SCIENCE, AND THESE GUYS SIMPLY MISSED IT. SIMPLY MISSED IT. >>THAT'S OKAY? >>THAT'S OKAY? >> NO! >> NO! I LOST SIX YEARS! I LOST SIX YEARS! I MEAN I WAS FRUSTRATED. I MEAN I WAS FRUSTRATED. I WAS WORRIED. I WAS WORRIED. I WAS SCARED. I WAS SCARED. BUT WHAT IS THE USE OF HOLDING BUT WHAT IS THE USE OF HOLDING ONTO RESENTMENT ABOUT THAT? ONTO RESENTMENT ABOUT THAT? WHAT I HAVE URGED, WHEN I HAVE WHAT I HAVE URGED, WHEN I HAVE SPOKEN BEFORE OTT OT OTTO SPOKEN BEFORE OTT OT OTTO LARYNGOLOGIST, LISTEN TO THAT LARYNGOLOGIST, LISTEN TO THAT PATIENT. PATIENT. DON'T DISMISS ME. DON'T DISMISS ME. >>WELL, I RECALL READING ABOUT >>WELL, I RECALL READING ABOUT THE FIRST EPISODE THAT YOU THE FIRST EPISODE THAT YOU ENCOUNTERED. ENCOUNTERED. YOU HAD SOME THOUGHTS YOU YOU HAD SOME THOUGHTS YOU ATTRIBUTED IT TO STRESS, ATTRIBUTED IT TO STRESS, PUNISHMENT INFLICTED BY YOUR PUNISHMENT INFLICTED BY YOUR MOTHER, FOR EXAMPLE,. MOTHER, FOR EXAMPLE,. >>RIGHT. >>RIGHT. >>THAT'S PAINFUL, BUT IT IS IN >>THAT'S PAINFUL, BUT IT IS IN THE BOOK. THE BOOK. >>IN THE BOOK. >>IN THE BOOK. I ARRIVED MY MOTHER CALLED NEXT I ARRIVED MY MOTHER CALLED NEXT DOOR, AND MY FRIEND PICKED UP DOOR, AND MY FRIEND PICKED UP THE PHONE, AND SAID TO MY THE PHONE, AND SAID TO MY MOTHER, "OH, SHE ALREADY HAS MOTHER, "OH, SHE ALREADY HAS LEFT." LEFT." BY THAT TIME, I AM RUNNING DOWN BY THAT TIME, I AM RUNNING DOWN THE STAIRS TO GET HOME. THE STAIRS TO GET HOME. RIGHT NEXT DOOR! RIGHT NEXT DOOR! AND I WALKED IN, AND MY MOTHER AND I WALKED IN, AND MY MOTHER WAS FURIOUS, AND SHE BEGAN TO WAS FURIOUS, AND SHE BEGAN TO BEAT ME WITH -- WHO KNOWS WHAT. BEAT ME WITH -- WHO KNOWS WHAT. >>I THOUGHT IT WAS A PANCAKE >>I THOUGHT IT WAS A PANCAKE TURNER. TURNER. >>PANCAKE TURNER, AND BEGAN TO >>PANCAKE TURNER, AND BEGAN TO HIT ME EVERY WHERE UNTIL I LOST HIT ME EVERY WHERE UNTIL I LOST CONTROL OF MY BLADDER. CONTROL OF MY BLADDER. I MEAN IT WAS A TERRIBLE MEMORY, I MEAN IT WAS A TERRIBLE MEMORY, BUT IT IS ONE I PUT IN THE BOOK BUT IT IS ONE I PUT IN THE BOOK BECAUSE I WANT PEOPLE TO BECAUSE I WANT PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND THAT BEING WHERE I AM UNDERSTAND THAT BEING WHERE I AM AND BEING WHO I AM DID NOT COME AND BEING WHO I AM DID NOT COME BECAUSE I WAS GIVEN IT. BECAUSE I WAS GIVEN IT. I AM HERE BECAUSE I WORKED I AM HERE BECAUSE I WORKED THROUGH A GREAT DEAL OF THAT. THROUGH A GREAT DEAL OF THAT. SHE DIED WHEN SHE WAS 49. SHE DIED WHEN SHE WAS 49. SO I DON'T REALLY HAVE A CLEAR SO I DON'T REALLY HAVE A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF WHY SHE USED UNDERSTANDING OF WHY SHE USED CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THAT WAY. CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THAT WAY. I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT SHE WAS HERE A LONE. SHE WAS HERE A LONE. MY FATHER CAME HERE WITH HIS MY FATHER CAME HERE WITH HIS ENTIRE FAMILY. ENTIRE FAMILY. MY MOTHER CAME HERE WITHOUT MY MOTHER CAME HERE WITHOUT ANYONE. ANYONE. AND MY FATHER'S FAMILY WAS HUGE. AND MY FATHER'S FAMILY WAS HUGE. MY MOTHER WAS BEAUTIFUL. MY MOTHER WAS BEAUTIFUL. MY FATHER'S SISTERS WERE NOT. MY FATHER'S SISTERS WERE NOT. THEY CUT MY MOTHER'S EYELASHES. THEY CUT MY MOTHER'S EYELASHES. THEY STOLE HER BRAS. THEY STOLE HER BRAS. THEY DID ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING THEY DID ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING THEY COULD TO HARASS HER, AND I THEY COULD TO HARASS HER, AND I THINK IN THE END WHAT SHE HAD THINK IN THE END WHAT SHE HAD WAS THE COURAGE TO COME HERE WAS THE COURAGE TO COME HERE WITH MY FATHER LEAVING BEHIND WITH MY FATHER LEAVING BEHIND HER FAMILY, BUT FACING A LONELY HER FAMILY, BUT FACING A LONELY NES MORE PROFOUND THAN ANYTHING NES MORE PROFOUND THAN ANYTHING I WILL EVER KNOW. I WILL EVER KNOW. >>DIANE, WHY DO YOU STILL USE >>DIANE, WHY DO YOU STILL USE ELIZABETH ARE DEN BLUE GLASS? ELIZABETH ARE DEN BLUE GLASS? >> MY MOTHER USED IT. >> MY MOTHER USED IT. IT WAS IN HER DRESSING ROOM. IT WAS IN HER DRESSING ROOM. IT HAD BEAUTIFUL LIGHT IT HAD BEAUTIFUL LIGHT FRAGRANCE. FRAGRANCE. IT WAS CREATED IN 1937, THE YEAR IT WAS CREATED IN 1937, THE YEAR AFTER I WAS BORN. AFTER I WAS BORN. MY MOTHER USED IT THROUGHOUT HER MY MOTHER USED IT THROUGHOUT HER LIFE. LIFE. I BEGAN USING IT WHEN I WAS 16, I BEGAN USING IT WHEN I WAS 16, AND DO YOU KNOW WHAT? AND DO YOU KNOW WHAT? MY DAUGHTER NOW USES IT. MY DAUGHTER NOW USES IT. >> IT IS INTERESTING, DON'T YOU >> IT IS INTERESTING, DON'T YOU THINK, IN LIGHT OF THE THINK, IN LIGHT OF THE RELATIONSHIP OR ABSENCE OF RELATIONSHIP OR ABSENCE OF RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR MOTHER. RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR MOTHER. IT IS A WAY TO KEEP IN TOUCH. IT IS A WAY TO KEEP IN TOUCH. >>AND, YET, YOU ARE ABLE TO GET >>AND, YET, YOU ARE ABLE TO GET OVER THOSE SPEED BUMPS, THAT OVER THOSE SPEED BUMPS, THAT RELATIONSHIP, AND STILL YOU RELATIONSHIP, AND STILL YOU REMEMBER THE GOOD THINGS, AND REMEMBER THE GOOD THINGS, AND NOT NECESSARILY THE BAD THINGS. NOT NECESSARILY THE BAD THINGS. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>THAT'S RIGHT. >>THAT'S WHY THE BOOK, "FINDING >>THAT'S WHY THE BOOK, "FINDING MY VOICE" HAD TO BE SO PAINFUL MY VOICE" HAD TO BE SO PAINFUL TO WRITE. TO WRITE. SOME OF THE EPISODES YOU SOME OF THE EPISODES YOU REFERRED TO IN THIS BOOK, HAVE REFERRED TO IN THIS BOOK, HAVE TO BE PAINFUL! TO BE PAINFUL! >>WHEN I FINISHED THAT BOOK, I >>WHEN I FINISHED THAT BOOK, I REALIZED THAT IT WAS REF L REVEY REALIZED THAT IT WAS REF L REVEY TO ME. TO ME. PEOPLE ASKED IF IT WAS PEOPLE ASKED IF IT WAS CATHARSIS, I SAID, NO, IT WAS CATHARSIS, I SAID, NO, IT WAS REVELATORY BECAUSE IN THE END, REVELATORY BECAUSE IN THE END, ED, I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION ED, I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT SHE HAD HAVE TO HAVE HAD THAT SHE HAD HAVE TO HAVE HAD SUCH COURAGE TO LEAVE HER FAMILY SUCH COURAGE TO LEAVE HER FAMILY BEHIND. BEHIND. THE LAST TIME MY GRANDMOTHER THE LAST TIME MY GRANDMOTHER CAME TO THIS COUNTRY, I WAS 12 CAME TO THIS COUNTRY, I WAS 12 YEARS OLD. YEARS OLD. SHE WAS SO DIFFERENT FROM MY SHE WAS SO DIFFERENT FROM MY MOTHER. MOTHER. SHE WAS SO WARM AND SWEET AND SHE WAS SO WARM AND SWEET AND OUTGOING. OUTGOING. SHE LOVED ME. SHE LOVED ME. HER HAIR WAS LIKE BLACK SILK. HER HAIR WAS LIKE BLACK SILK. AND WE SAT ON THE FRONT PORCH AND WE SAT ON THE FRONT PORCH EACH MORNING. EACH MORNING. SHE WAS A SMOKER. SHE WAS A SMOKER. AND HERE I AM AT 12 YEARS OLD AND HERE I AM AT 12 YEARS OLD LONGING TO HAVE A PUFF OF HER LONGING TO HAVE A PUFF OF HER CIGARETTE WHICH SHE GAVE ME. CIGARETTE WHICH SHE GAVE ME. WE TALKED. WE TALKED. SHE COULD SPEAK NO ENGLISH. SHE COULD SPEAK NO ENGLISH. SO I RENEWED MY ARABIC THAT I SO I RENEWED MY ARABIC THAT I HAD HAD AS A CHILD, AND WHEN SHE HAD HAD AS A CHILD, AND WHEN SHE LEFT, WHEN MY FATHER TOOK HER LEFT, WHEN MY FATHER TOOK HER BACK TO NEW YORK. BACK TO NEW YORK. SHE HAD BEEN WITH US FOR ONE SHE HAD BEEN WITH US FOR ONE YEAR, I FELT MY MOTHER UPSTAIRS YEAR, I FELT MY MOTHER UPSTAIRS CRYING. CRYING. IT WAS ONE OF THE FEW TIMES IN IT WAS ONE OF THE FEW TIMES IN MY LIFE I EVER SAW HER CRY. MY LIFE I EVER SAW HER CRY. I SAID, "MOMMA, WHY ARE YOU I SAID, "MOMMA, WHY ARE YOU CRYING?" CRYING?" SHE SAID "BECAUSE I WILL NEVER SHE SAID "BECAUSE I WILL NEVER SEE MY MOTHER AGAIN. SEE MY MOTHER AGAIN. " AND SHE WAS RIGHT. " AND SHE WAS RIGHT. >>NOT ONLY HAVE YOU ENDURED, BUT >>NOT ONLY HAVE YOU ENDURED, BUT YOU HAVE PREVAILED. YOU HAVE PREVAILED. I CAN'T COUNT THE NUMBER OF I CAN'T COUNT THE NUMBER OF AWARDS YOU HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED AWARDS YOU HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED AS ONE OF THE ONE HUNDRED MOST AS ONE OF THE ONE HUNDRED MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN 2011. POWERFUL WOMEN IN 2011. 150 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN 150 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON, JOURNALISM, HONORARY WASHINGTON, JOURNALISM, HONORARY DEGREES AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, DEGREES AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON COLLEGE, McDANIEL, WASHINGTON COLLEGE, McDANIEL, SHEPHERD. SHEPHERD. WITH THE VOICE OF THE DISTRICT WITH THE VOICE OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TRAFFIC, WHAT WAS OF COLUMBIA TRAFFIC, WHAT WAS GOOD EVENINGOING ON THERE! GOOD EVENINGOING ON THERE! >>I WAS RIGHT FROM HIGH SCHOOL. >>I WAS RIGHT FROM HIGH SCHOOL. MY FIRST JOB WAS AS SECRETARY TO MY FIRST JOB WAS AS SECRETARY TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS FOR THE DISTRICT OF OF HIGHWAYS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. COLUMBIA. AND HE SAID TO ME, "DIANE, I AND HE SAID TO ME, "DIANE, I WANT YOU TO GET ON OUR LITTLE WANT YOU TO GET ON OUR LITTLE TWO WAY RADIO, AND I WANT YOU TO TWO WAY RADIO, AND I WANT YOU TO TELL THE WORKERS ALL OVER THE TELL THE WORKERS ALL OVER THE CITY WHERE THE POTHOLES ARE." CITY WHERE THE POTHOLES ARE." AND EVERY SINGLE DAY ON HIS WAY AND EVERY SINGLE DAY ON HIS WAY TO WORK, HE WOULD DRIVE AROUND TO WORK, HE WOULD DRIVE AROUND THE CITY AND SEE THESE POTHOLES. THE CITY AND SEE THESE POTHOLES. HE WOULD COME IN AND GIVE ME A HE WOULD COME IN AND GIVE ME A LIST, AND I WOULD GET ON THAT LIST, AND I WOULD GET ON THAT TWO WAY RADIO. TWO WAY RADIO. YOU WERE THE POTHOLE LADY. YOU WERE THE POTHOLE LADY. >>I WAS THE POTHOLE LADY. >>I WAS THE POTHOLE LADY. >>POTHOLE QUEEN. >>POTHOLE QUEEN. >>ABSOLUTELY! >>ABSOLUTELY! >>FROM THERE, NEXT JOB? >>FROM THERE, NEXT JOB? >> FROM THERE, I WENT TO THE >> FROM THERE, I WENT TO THE U.S. POSTAL INSPECTOR SERVICE. U.S. POSTAL INSPECTOR SERVICE. FROM THERE, I WAS RECRUITED TO FROM THERE, I WAS RECRUITED TO GO TO THIS STATE DEPARTMENT AS A GO TO THIS STATE DEPARTMENT AS A SECRETARY WITH A NICE, HANDSOME SECRETARY WITH A NICE, HANDSOME MAN, WHERE I MET JOHN WHO WAS AN MAN, WHERE I MET JOHN WHO WAS AN ASSISTANT LEGAL ADVISOR FOR ASSISTANT LEGAL ADVISOR FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS. ECONOMIC AFFAIRS. >>AND YOU MARRIED, 19, DIVORCED >>AND YOU MARRIED, 19, DIVORCED AT 21. AT 21. >>JOHN WALKS OVER WITH A THIS >>JOHN WALKS OVER WITH A THIS BIG BOOMING VOICE. BIG BOOMING VOICE. >>BIG BOOMING VOICE. >>BIG BOOMING VOICE. >>HE WAS HAVING AN INTERESTING >>HE WAS HAVING AN INTERESTING LADY HE SEES THERE. LADY HE SEES THERE. >>WELL EXACTLY, AND WE HAD SORT >>WELL EXACTLY, AND WE HAD SORT OF FLUR TATION ABOUT BASEBALL OF FLUR TATION ABOUT BASEBALL BECAUSE HE PLAYED FOR THE STATE BECAUSE HE PLAYED FOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT MEN'S TEAM. DEPARTMENT MEN'S TEAM. I PLAYED FOR THE STATE I PLAYED FOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT WOMEN'S TEAM. DEPARTMENT WOMEN'S TEAM. SO WE HAD THAT IN COMMON, AND SO WE HAD THAT IN COMMON, AND LITTLE SARCASM GOING ON, THE LITTLE SARCASM GOING ON, THE FLIP SIDE OF SARCASM IS FLUR FLIP SIDE OF SARCASM IS FLUR TATION, AND THAT'S WHAT WAS TATION, AND THAT'S WHAT WAS HAPPENING. HAPPENING. BEGAN COMING TO WATCH ME PLAY BEGAN COMING TO WATCH ME PLAY SOFTBALL. SOFTBALL. I BEGAN GOING TO WATCH HIM PLAY I BEGAN GOING TO WATCH HIM PLAY SOFTBALL. SOFTBALL. DECEMBER, FIRST WEEKEND OF DECEMBER, FIRST WEEKEND OF DECEMBER, 1959, HE PROPOSED. DECEMBER, 1959, HE PROPOSED. AND I SAID "WELL, OKAY. AND I SAID "WELL, OKAY. WHEN DO YOU WANT TO GET WHEN DO YOU WANT TO GET MARRIED?" MARRIED?" HE SAID, "IN THREE WEEKS. HE SAID, "IN THREE WEEKS. ". ". LET'S DO IT IN THREE WEEKS, AND LET'S DO IT IN THREE WEEKS, AND THAT'S WHAT WE DID. THAT'S WHAT WE DID. >>YOU WROTE THE BOOKS. >>YOU WROTE THE BOOKS. >>MAX MAXIE. >>MAX MAXIE. >>IT STARTS OUT WHEN YOU FOUND >>IT STARTS OUT WHEN YOU FOUND MAXIE. MAXIE. >>THE TWO OF YOU, JOHN AND DIANE >>THE TWO OF YOU, JOHN AND DIANE GO TO PICK OUT A DOG. GO TO PICK OUT A DOG. >>WELL, THERE WERE TWO RIGHT >>WELL, THERE WERE TWO RIGHT THERE ON THE FLOOR A LITTLE THERE ON THE FLOOR A LITTLE BROTHER AND LITTLE SISTER. BROTHER AND LITTLE SISTER. AND I THOUGHT, WHAT COULD BE AND I THOUGHT, WHAT COULD BE MORE MARVELOUS. MORE MARVELOUS. >> TWO DOGS. >> TWO DOGS. >>THAN TWO DOGS. >>THAN TWO DOGS. BUT JOHN KEPT CHIDING ME AND BUT JOHN KEPT CHIDING ME AND SAYING "DIANE, YOU PROMISED YOU SAYING "DIANE, YOU PROMISED YOU WOULD NOT GET A DOG UNTIL AFTER WOULD NOT GET A DOG UNTIL AFTER YOU HAVE RETIRED." YOU HAVE RETIRED." I SAID "BUT I MAY NOT RETIRE FOR I SAID "BUT I MAY NOT RETIRE FOR YEARS AND YEARS, AND I REALLY, YEARS AND YEARS, AND I REALLY, REALLY WANT A DOG." REALLY WANT A DOG." IN FACT, I WANT BOTH OF THESE IN FACT, I WANT BOTH OF THESE DOGS. DOGS. HE THREW UP HIS HANDS AND SAID HE THREW UP HIS HANDS AND SAID "ARE YOU CRAZY!" "ARE YOU CRAZY!" SO THE WOMAN WHO HAD BROUGHT THE SO THE WOMAN WHO HAD BROUGHT THE DOGS SAID "I CAN SEE YOU TWO DOGS SAID "I CAN SEE YOU TWO HAVE SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT." HAVE SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT." >>NEOGTIATING THE ACQUISITION OF >>NEOGTIATING THE ACQUISITION OF THE DOGS. THE DOGS. >>EXACTLY. >>EXACTLY. >>ANYTHING IN YOUR MARRIAGE YOU >>ANYTHING IN YOUR MARRIAGE YOU HAVEN'T NEGOTIATED? HAVEN'T NEGOTIATED? >> WELL, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, AND >> WELL, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, AND REDOING THE HOUSE, PURCHASING REDOING THE HOUSE, PURCHASING SHRUBBERY, IT ALL HAD TO BE SHRUBBERY, IT ALL HAD TO BE NEGOTIATED. NEGOTIATED. >>IT IS PART OF THE PROCESS. >>IT IS PART OF THE PROCESS. >>PART OF THE PROCESS, BUT I HAD >>PART OF THE PROCESS, BUT I HAD A STUBBORN FELLOW THAT I LIVED A STUBBORN FELLOW THAT I LIVED WITH. WITH. >>WHO WON? >>WHO WON? >> WELL, LOTS OF TIMES HE WON, >> WELL, LOTS OF TIMES HE WON, AND LOTS OF TIMES I WON. AND LOTS OF TIMES I WON. >> YOU KEPT SCORE, OF COURSE. >> YOU KEPT SCORE, OF COURSE. >>BUT WE HAVE MAXIE, AND MAXIE, >>BUT WE HAVE MAXIE, AND MAXIE, NOW THAT JOHN IS IN ASSISTED NOW THAT JOHN IS IN ASSISTED LIVING. LIVING. >>WITH PARKINSON'S. >>WITH PARKINSON'S. >>HE HAS SERIOUS PARKINSON'S >>HE HAS SERIOUS PARKINSON'S DISEASE. DISEASE. MAXIE AND I LIVE A LONE IN THE MAXIE AND I LIVE A LONE IN THE CONDO THAT JOHN AND I WERE CONDO THAT JOHN AND I WERE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO PURCHASE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO PURCHASE FIVE YEARS AGO, AND IT WAS JUST FIVE YEARS AGO, AND IT WAS JUST IN NOVEMBER OF 2012 THAT JOHN'S IN NOVEMBER OF 2012 THAT JOHN'S PARKINSON'S REACHED SUCH A POINT PARKINSON'S REACHED SUCH A POINT THAT HE BEGAN FALLING IN THE THAT HE BEGAN FALLING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, AND I COULD MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, AND I COULD NOT LIFT HIM. NOT LIFT HIM. THE LAST TIME THAT HAPPENED, IT THE LAST TIME THAT HAPPENED, IT WAS AT 3:30 IN THE MORNING. WAS AT 3:30 IN THE MORNING. AND I FOUND HIM LYING ON THE AND I FOUND HIM LYING ON THE FLOOR IN FRONT OF THE BATHROOM. FLOOR IN FRONT OF THE BATHROOM. I HADN'T HEARD HIM FALL. I HADN'T HEARD HIM FALL. AND IT TOOK ME AN HOUR TO GET AND IT TOOK ME AN HOUR TO GET HIM ONTO HIS KNEES, AND THEN I HIM ONTO HIS KNEES, AND THEN I HAD TO PULL HIM TO THE BEDSIDE HAD TO PULL HIM TO THE BEDSIDE ON HIS KNEES, AND THEN HELP HIM ON HIS KNEES, AND THEN HELP HIM GET HIS BOTTOM UP ON THE BED AND GET HIS BOTTOM UP ON THE BED AND THEN HIS LEGS. THEN HIS LEGS. PARKINSON'S IS A TERRIBLE PARKINSON'S IS A TERRIBLE DISEASE. DISEASE. THIS YOUNG, GORGEOUS MAN WEIGHED THIS YOUNG, GORGEOUS MAN WEIGHED 185 MOUNDS, 6 FEET TALL, WHEN I 185 MOUNDS, 6 FEET TALL, WHEN I MARRIED HIM. MARRIED HIM. HE LOOKED LIKE A FOOTBALL HE LOOKED LIKE A FOOTBALL PLAYER. PLAYER. HE NOW WEIGHS 130 POUNDS. HE NOW WEIGHS 130 POUNDS. >>SILENCE. >>SILENCE. WE NOW HAVE DIANE IN A PERIOD OF WE NOW HAVE DIANE IN A PERIOD OF SILENCE LIVING ALONE. SILENCE LIVING ALONE. DO YOU THINK YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DO YOU THINK YOU WILL BE ABLE TO HANDLE THIS SILENCE? HANDLE THIS SILENCE? >> WHAT IS DIFFERENT IS MY JOY >> WHAT IS DIFFERENT IS MY JOY INSIDE LENS, MIN IN, SILENCE. INSIDE LENS, MIN IN, SILENCE. MY JOY OF GOING INTO THE OFFICE MY JOY OF GOING INTO THE OFFICE WITH WONDERFUL PRODUCERS, THE WITH WONDERFUL PRODUCERS, THE PEOPLE AT THE STATION TALKING PEOPLE AT THE STATION TALKING WITH PEOPLE IN THE STUDIO, WITH PEOPLE IN THE STUDIO, TALKING WITH PEOPLE ON THE AIR, TALKING WITH PEOPLE ON THE AIR, AND THEN COMING HOME TO THAT AND THEN COMING HOME TO THAT WONDERFUL COMFORTABLE CONDO WITH WONDERFUL COMFORTABLE CONDO WITH MY LITTLE DOG, MAXIE, JUST SO MY LITTLE DOG, MAXIE, JUST SO HAPPY TO SEE ME, AND TWO OF US HAPPY TO SEE ME, AND TWO OF US TALK ALL AFTERNOON. TALK ALL AFTERNOON. IF YOU COULD REWIND YOUR LIFE, IF YOU COULD REWIND YOUR LIFE, REWIND THE LIFE OF DIANE REHM, REWIND THE LIFE OF DIANE REHM, HOW WOULD SHE CHANGE HER LIFE? HOW WOULD SHE CHANGE HER LIFE? >>I THINK THAT WHAT I HAVE >>I THINK THAT WHAT I HAVE EXPERIENCED IN MY LIFE HAS MADE EXPERIENCED IN MY LIFE HAS MADE ME WHO I AM. ME WHO I AM. I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING, NOT A I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING, NOT A SINGLE THING. SINGLE THING. >>THIS HAS BEEN MY PRIVILEGE AND >>THIS HAS BEEN MY PRIVILEGE AND PLEASURE, AND I AM PLEASED TO PLEASURE, AND I AM PLEASED TO SEE THAT YOU ARE IN PEORIA. SEE THAT YOU ARE IN PEORIA. >>OH, THANK YOU SO MUCH. >>OH, THANK YOU SO MUCH. LOVELY. LOVELY. LOVELY. LOVELY. >>

Contents

2000

Recipient Area of Excellence
Marty Haag Personal Award for his work as news director at WFAA-TV/Dallas, TX and as Senior Vice-President of Broadcast News Operations for Belo
CBS News 48 Hours, for the report "Heroes Under Fire," which examined the cause and aftermath of the Worcester Cold Storage and Warehouse fire
60 Minutes II, for the report "Death by Denial," which examined the HIV/AIDS outbreak in Africa
NBC News Dateline NBC, for the report "The Paper Chase," a look at a "paper file review" of one auto accident victim's medical claim
KHOU-TV/Houston, TX "Treading on Danger," an investigation of failures of Firestone tires on Ford vehicles
KBS Chong-Ju An Eighty-Four Year Old Youngful Man Lives in the Cabin
WJXT/Jacksonville, FL Behind Closed Doors, a documentary examining treatment of domestic violence victims
P.O.V./American Documentary Inc., National Asian American Telecommunications Association, and Sun Fountain Productions Regret to Inform
HBO, Whiteford-Hadary, University of Maryland, and Tapestry International King Gimp
Wall to Wall for Channel 4 in association with WNET/New York, NY The 1900 House
Heartlove Productions, Lovett Productions, HBO Cancer: Evolution to Revolution
WGBH-TV (Boston, MA)/Frontline, co-produced with Rain Media Inc. and Cam Bay Productions Frontline, for Drug Wars
HBO Sports Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation... Divisible
CNN Productions, Insight News Television, and Channel Four International CNN Perspectives: Cry Freetown
David Grubin Productions Inc. and Devillier Donegan Enterprises (aired on PBS) Napoleon
BBC, Discovery Channel, and TV Asahi, in association with ProSieben and France 3 Walking with Dinosaurs
Marketplace Productions/Minnesota Public Radio, in association with the University of Southern California Marketplace
Sound Portraits Productions Witness to an Execution, a feature story on NPR's All Things Considered profiling capital punishment in Texas
National Public Radio "The NPR 100," a showcase of "the 100 most important American musical works of the 20th century"
True Vision Productions Ltd. for Channel 4 in association with HBO Slavery
Katie Couric and NBC News Award for Couric's series "Confronting Colon Cancer"
Learning Matters Inc. and The Merrow Report (aired on PBS) School Sleuth: The Case of an Excellent School
WGBH-TV/Boston, MA and Cinar Arthur
Idaho Public Television and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Hearts and Minds: Teens and Mental Illness
WGBH-TV (Boston, MA) Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. Building Big
NBC and John Wells Productions, in association with Warner Brothers Television The West Wing
HBO, Chase Films, and Brad Grey Television The Sopranos
Robert Greenwald Productions Inc. and Pearson Television International (distributor) (aired on CBS) Sharing the Secret
BBC America and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre, for David Copperfield
A&E Networks and Columbia TriStar Television in association with Chris/Rose Productions Inc. The Crossing
Blown Deadline Productions, Knee Deep Productions, and HBO The Corner
Fox, Satin City, and Regency Television Malcolm in the Middle
Mad Cow Productions Inc. in association with Comedy Central The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, for its Indecision 2000 series
Tiger Aspect Productions for NVC Arts and Channel 4 Howard Goodall's Big Bangs

2001

Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News Separate awards for the networks' coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks
National Public Radio
Tenth Planet Productions and the U.S. broadcast and cable networks America: A Tribute to Heroes
NBC and John Wells Productions Third Watch, for "In Their Own Words," a stand-alone profile of real-life responders to the 9/11 attack on New York City
Hardcash Productions, Channel 4, and CNN Productions CNN Presents, for the documentaries Beneath the Veil and Unholy War
Touchstone Television (aired on ABC) Anne Frank: The Whole Story
WNET/New York, NY American Masters, for F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams
WCPO-TV/Cincinnati, OH Visions of Vine Street, an "I-Team" documentary profiling the Cincinnati thoroughfare and the adjacent Over-the-Rhine neighborhood (the epicenter of an April 2001 riot) and the issues that affect the area
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation "A Murder in the Neighbourhood," a report airing on Sunday Edition that profiled a murder in Pickering, Ontario and its effects on the victim's neighbors
Television Broadcasts Limited WTO Challenge
Brook Lapping Productions for BBC2, in association with WGBH/Boston, MA, RTÉ, La Sept ARTE, SBS, and YLE Endgame in Ireland
40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks, Luna Ray Films, Black Starz!, KQED/San Francisco, CA, PBS and Black Heritage Network A Huey P. Newton Story
Carlton Production in association with The Learning Channel for Channel 4 Hell in the Pacific
HBO Films, produced in association with the BBC Conspiracy
Showtime, Echo Lake Productions, and Sidekick Entertainment Productions Things Behind the Sun
Avenue Pictures in association with HBO Films Wit
Wilmore Films, Regency Television, and 20th Century Fox Television The Bernie Mac Show
Peter Rosen Productions Inc., KERA-TV/Dallas, TX, and the Van Cliburn Foundation The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge
Survival Anglia Ltd. (aired on National Geographic EXPLORER/MSNBC) Mzima – Haunt of the Riverhorse
Slow Motion Ltd. (produced for BBC) and WGBH/Boston, MA ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre, for Talking Heads II – Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet
Ciesla Foundation and Cinemax The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
Independent Television Service, Paul & Sandra Fierlinger, and AR&T Associates, Inc. (aired on Independent Lens/PBS) Still Life with Animated Dogs
SoundVision Productions (distributed by NPR) The DNA Files
Norman Twain Productions with Shelby Stone Productions in association with HBO Films Boycott
Teachers Documentary Project (aired on PBS) The First Year
National Film Board of Canada (aired on TVOntario's The View from Here My Father's Camera
Youth Radio Institutional Award for the media outlet and its training of teenagers in the art of radio production and storytelling
Nickelodeon Little Bill
Blue's Clues
WGBH/Boston, MA Institutional Award for its overall excellence in public broadcasting
CBS News 60 Minutes II, for "Memories of a Massacre," which recounted the Thanh Phong raid during the Vietnam War
Band of Brothers Ltd., on behalf of DreamWorks and Playtone Band of Brothers
Nightline Institutional Award to the ABC News program
National Public Radio Jazz Profiles

2002

Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News Nightline, for "Heart of Darkness," a series of reports on the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nightline, for "The Survivors," a profile of 2 burn victims of the 9/11 attack on The Pentagon
ALT Films, in association with Paramount Pictures for WGBH/Boston, MA, presented on PBS ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection: Almost a Woman
BBC Radio 4, London, UK File On 4: Export Controls
Blue Angel Films Ltd., and Tyrone Productions for WNET/New York, NY Stage on Screen: Beckett on Film
CBS 9/11
CNN Terror on Tape
Court TV, JB Media, and Hearst Entertainment The Interrogation of Michael Crowe
David E. Kelley Productions, in association with 20th Century Fox Television Boston Public, for the episode "Chapter Thirty-Seven"
ESPN, Bristol, Connecticut, and Lake Champlain Productions The Complete Angler (featuring James Prosek)
Fuji Television Network Inc., Tokyo, Japan The Hepatitis C Epidemic: A 15-Year Government Cover-up
Greenblatt/Janollari Studios and Actual Size Films Inc., in association with HBO Original Programming Six Feet Under
HBO and Simmons/Lathan TV Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry
Kitchen Sisters, Sonic Memorial Coollaboration, NPR's Lost & Found Sound, Ben Shapiro Productions, Jamie York Productions, Jay Allison Productions, Radio Diaries, The Public Collaboration, Picture Projects with dotsperinch The Sonic Memorial Project and SonicMemorial.org, for the aural chronicling of life around the World Trade Center
KPRC-TV/Houston, TX "DNA Protects Men of Dishonor," an investigation into prevention of DNA evidence being used in rape cases in the US Military
London Weekend Television Production for WGBH/Boston, in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, presented on PBS ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Othello
NBC Studios in association with DreamWorks Television Inc. and Nemo Films Boomtown
Nebraska ETV Network for American Experience, a production of WGBH/Boston, presented on PBS American Experience: Monkey Trial
Public Television Service Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan How High is the Mountain
Quest Productions and Video Line Productions for Thirteen/WNET, New York, presented on PBS The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Scott Free Productions, in association with HBO Films and BBC Films The Gathering Storm
SET Productions and C-Films Productions for WGBH/Boston, in association with France2, Abu Dhabi Television, and Tel-Ad Israel, presented on PBS Frontline: Shattered Dreams of Peace, The Road From Oslo
Showtime Networks Inc., in association with Viacom Productions Inc., and A Jersey Guys Production Bang Bang You're Dead
Sound Portraits Productions, presented on National Public Radio Yiddish Radio Project
Talkback Productions for BBC America via BBC Films and Single Drama Almost Strangers
WNET/New York, NY EGG, the Arts Show
Turner Network Television, Rosemont Productions International Ltd., Angel Brown Productions, in association with Spirit Dance Productions Door to Door
WBEZ-FM, Chicago Public Radio Stories of Home
WFAA-TV/Dallas, TX "Fake Drugs, Real Lives," a series of reports revealing contrived drug cases investigated by Dallas police
WISN-TV/Milwaukee, WI "Sounding the Alarm," a report revealing the lack of effectiveness of smoke alarms on children
York Zimmerman Inc., in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C., presented on PBS Bringing Down a Dictator

2003

Recipient Area of Excellence
CBS News 60 Minutes, for the report "All in the Family," which examined political and financial ties between those in the US government and winners of Defense Department contracts
NBC News A Question of Fairness, a Tom Brokaw-led report that profiled the effects of affirmative action on the University of Michigan
Firelight Media for American Experience and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA
(airing on PBS)
American Experience, for The Murder of Emmett Till
Frontline, The New York Times, and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA
(airing on PBS)
Frontline, for "A Dangerous Business," which examined deaths and injuries suffered by employees of a cast iron pipe maker
NOVA/WGBH-TV/Boston, MA, in association with David Hickman Films, Sveriges Television and Norddeutscher Rundfunk
(presented on PBS)
NOVA, for "The Elegant Universe with Brian Greene"
WNET/New York, NY, co-produced with Idéale Audience, Scorer Associates Ltd., BBC, ARTE France, Opéra National de Paris and NHK, with the participation of Musee d'Orsay, AVRO, and SVT
(airing on PBS)
Great Performances, for Degas and the Dance
P.O.V./American Documentary Inc., Independent Television Service, and National Black Programming Consortium
(presented on PBS)
P.O.V., for Two Towns of Jasper
P.O.V./American Documentary Inc., Independent Television Service, Zula Pearl Films, and National Black Programming Consortium
(presented on PBS)
P.O.V., for Flag Wars
Minnesota Public Radio in association with the San Francisco Symphony American Mavericks
WESH-TV/Orlando, FL and The Orlando Sentinel "Building Homes: Building Problems," a joint investigation into shoddy workmanship in Central Florida's building industry
The Irish Film Board NPS & COBO, RTÉ, BBC, ZDF/ARTE, and YLE
(presented on ARTE)
Chavez: Inside the Coup
Viacom, Kaiser Family Foundation, MTV, Noggin/The N, Dancing Toad Productions Award for the Know HIV/AIDS and Fight For Your Rights: Protect Yourself campaigns
Viacom International, Mango Network, Nickelodeon, and MTV
(presented on Nickelodeon)
Dora the Explorer
KHOU-TV/Houston, TX "Evidence of Errors," an investigation into mistakes made by the Houston Police Department's DNA crime lab
KMGH-TV/Denver, CO "Honor and Betrayal: Scandal at the Academy," a series of reports examining sexual assaults at the United States Air Force Academy
The University of Memphis
(presented on AETN and WKNO-TV/Memphis, TN)
Hoxie: The First Stand
BBC
(presented on BBC America)
The Office
BBC Correspondent Production
(presented on BBC2)
Israel's Secret Weapon, a report airing on BBC2's Correspondent series examining the secrecy behind Israel's nuclear weapons production
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and MacNeil/Lehrer Productions Award for "Jobless Recovery: Non-Working Numbers," Paul Solman's report examining the inadequacy of government unemployment data
WCNC-TV/Charlotte, NC Award for an investigation into dental clinics in North Carolina who sought millions of dollars in Medicaid reimbursement
TV Asahi Mother Flew Away as a Kite
Bill Moyers Personal Award for Moyers' career of "excellence in the use of television to educate, inform, and challenge received ideas"
Down to Earth Productions
(presented on WEKU/Richmond, KY)
Sisters in Pain
Bachrach/Gottlieb Production
(presented on Showtime)
Soldier's Girl
KRON-TV/San Francisco, CA and Young Broadcasting Students Rising Above
Blown Deadline Productions in association with HBO Original Programming The Wire
TV 2 (Denmark), Cinemax, HBO, and BBC To Live is Better Than to Die
Christian Frei Filmproductions in association with Swiss National Television and Suissimage and Cinemax
(presented on HBO)
War Photographer
Atlantic Public Media Award for the Transom.org website and its showcasing of and resource for public radio producers

2004

Recipient Area of Excellence
CBS News 60 Minutes II, for a report examining abuse and torture of prisoners by US Army and CIA personnel at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison
National Public Radio Award for the network's reportage of the Iraq War
WNYC/New York, NY and National Public Radio On the Media
WNYC/New York, NY and Public Radio International Studio 360 American Icons, for the episode examining Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
Wisconsin Public Radio and Public Radio International To the Best of Our Knowledge
Endor Productions in association with BBC and BBC America State of Play
Hat Trick Productions and BBC America The Kumars at No. 42
BBC Television News Separate awards for the networks' reports on the civil war and genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur
Channel One News
Comedy Central The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for Indecision 2004
WBAL-TV/Baltimore, MD Award for an investigation revealing leaks of untreated sewage from a Centreville, MD treatment plant into the waters feeding Chesapeake Bay and motivations by area political and business officials to cover it up
WTVF-TV/Nashville, TN "Friends in High Places," a multi-year investigation into the awarding of no-bid state contracts to friends of former Tennessee governor Don Sundquist
WFAA-TV/Dallas, TX State of Denial, a multi-part series investigating questionable practices by state agencies and major insurance companies involved with the Texas workers compensation system
Filmmakers Collaborative, Blueberry Hill Productions for American Experience, WGBH-TV/Boston, MA American Experience, for Tupperware!
Televiso de Catalunya and Bausan Films in association with Cinemax Reel Life Balseros
Zendo Entertainment in association with Cinemax Reel Life Bus 174
Clinica Estetico and LisaGay Inc. in association with HBO Beah: A Black Woman Speaks
Cort/Madden Productions in association with HBO Films Something the Lord Made
Red Board Productions and Paramount Television in association with HBO Entertainment Deadwood
Discovery Channel and Vulcan Productions in association with Gemini Productions and Antenna Film Black Sky: The Race For Space
Howe Sound Films and Force Four Entertainment in association with CBC Human Cargo
CultureWorks and the WFMT Radio Network Leonard Bernstein: An American Life
The Rhythm and Blues Foundation and Public Radio International Let the Good Times Roll
Link TV Mosaic: World News from the Middle East
Nursery Tap, LLC Nursery Tap, Hip to Toe
Grant Tinker Personal Award for his work as CEO of MTM Enterprises and chairman/CEO of NBC
Bill Brummel Productions for The History Channel Rwanda: Do Scars Ever Fade?
Univision Award for "Salud es Vida...Enterate!" ("Lead a Healthy Life...Get the Facts!") the broadcaster's initiative to promote health issues to the Latino community
Sesame Workshop, Kwasukasukela, and South African Broadcasting Corporation Takalani Sesame Presents "talk to me...", a campaign promoting discussions about HIV/AIDS with children
CNBC The Age of Wal-Mart: Inside America's Most Powerful Company
WITI/Milwaukee, WI "The Bully Project," an "investigation-turned-community-outreach-program" examining the issue of school bullying
Trio and Post Consumer Media The N-Word

2005

Recipient Area of Excellence
WLOX-TV/Biloxi, MS Separate awards for the news outlets' coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath
WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA
NBC News
CNN
TVE China: A Million Steps Ahead
Robert Kenner Films, WGBH Educational Foundation, Wisconsin Public Television, Playtone, and BBC American Experience, for Two Days in October
BBC This World, for Bad Medicine
BBC and BBC America Viva Blackpool
BBC, BBC Factual and Learning, and BBC Drama BBC DoNation Season, a programming initiative to promote awareness of organ donations
BBC, in association with HBO Documentary Films, Evanston Township (IL) High School, and La Camioneta Children of Beslan, about the Beslan school hostage crisis
BBC and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA (co-production) in association with Deep Indigo Bleak House
WNET/New York, NY, Grey Water Park Productions, Spitfire Pictures, and Cappa/DeFina Productions, in co-production with Vulcan Productions, BBC/Arena, and NHK American Masters, for No Direction Home — Bob Dylan
Deeble and Stone Productions, NHK, WNET/New York, NY, Granada International, BBC and ZDF The Queen of Trees
P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc., Independent Television Service, and Realside Productions P.O.V., for Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed
Independent Television Service A Room Nearby, directed by Paul Fierlinger
David E. Kelley Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television Boston Legal
Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z Productions, and Bad Hat Harry Productions, in association with NBC Universal Television Studios House
Red House Entertainment for Showtime Original Pictures Edge of America, directed by Chris Eyre
Comedy Central South Park
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music
CBC/Radio-Canada La Première Chaîne What If Winter Never Comes? (Et si l'hiver ne venait plus?)
HBO Family Classical Baby
KNBC/Los Angeles, CA "Burning Questions," a report exposing environmental concerns at a large commercial/residential building project
KCNC-TV/Denver, CO "How Far Will the Army Go?" a report revealing how U.S. Army recruitment officers instruct potential recruits on how to falsify school grades, diplomas, and drug tests
KCET/Los Angeles, CA in association with Sesame Workshop and 44 Blue Productions, Inc. ''A Place of Our Own (Los Ninos en Su Casa)
WNYC/New York, NY Award for the Radio Rookies Project
KMEX-TV/Los Angeles, CA 15% of the United States, a series of reports dealing with issues of the Latino community
Documania Films, Sierra Tango Productions, and The History Channel Save Our History: Voices of Civil Rights
Maha Films (aired on Sundance Channel) The Staircase
Distant Horizon/Videovision Entertainment, Anant Singh, Nelson Mandela Foundation, M-Net Exciting Film, and National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa, in association with HBO Films Yesterday
Fox Television Studios in association with Sony Pictures Television The Shield
R&D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studios Battlestar Galactica

2006

Recipient Area of Excellence
Charlotte Street Films, CBC, BBC, ARTE GEIE TV, TV 2, Yle TV2, WDR TV, VRT TV, SVT, VPRO, NRK, ETV, TVE, and European Union Media Plus Program Why We Fight
mun2 For My Country? Latinos in the Military
WTNH-TV/New Haven, CT Award for an investigative report revealing defective parts on UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters
NPR "Mental Anguish and the Military," an All Things Considered report revealing harassment and ostracizing of Iraqi War veterans at Fort Collins, Colorado who sought out treatment for mental health problems
WISH-TV/Indianapolis, IN "Command Mistake," a report examining an improvised explosive device's effect on an Iraqi War veteran as well as lack of protective padding in soldiers' helmets
HBO Documentary Films in association with Feury/Grant Productions and Downtown Community Television Center Baghdad ER
HBO Documentary Films in association with 40 Acres When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
HBO Family The Music in Me
HBO Sports Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer
Company Pictures and Channel 4 in association with HBO Films Elizabeth I
BBC, BBC Two, BBC Worldwide, and National Geographic Galápagos, for the episode "Born of Fire"
BBC, BBC America, and Talkback Thames Gideon's Daughter
Listen Up! Youth Media Network, Polimorfo, iEarn Sierra Leone, La Camioneta, Sawtona, Frame by Frame Fierce, Light House, Spy Hop Productions, Our Voice, and Evanston Township (IL) High School Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet (airing on IFC)
WTHR-TV/Indianapolis, IN Award for the investigative reports "Prescription Privacy" (inadequate disposal of customer prescription records by pharmacies) and "Cause for Alarm" (condition of tornado sirens in central Indiana)
MediaRites Productions Crossing East: Our History, Our Stories, Our America (airing on Public Radio International)
ABC News (World News Tonight, Nightline, and ABCNews.com/Blotter) "Conduct Unbecoming," an investigation headed by Brian Ross that verified sexually inappropriate messages sent to congressional pages by Florida Representative Mark Foley
PJ Productions for ABC News Out of Control: AIDS in Black America
Chocolate Moose Media, Inc. and Quintet Productions Award for The Three Amigos Campaign, a program to build awareness of condom use to prevent HIV/AIDS
HearingVoices.com Award for Crossing Borders, a radio documentary chronicling stories and the impact of illegal immigrants from Mexico to the United States
Touchstone Television (aired on NBC) Scrubs, for the episode "My Way Home"
Touchstone Television (aired on ABC) Ugly Betty
Be Square Productions, Inc. Good Eats (airing on Food Network)
Apartment 11 Productions, CBC Newsworld, RDI, Knowledge Network, and Canadian Television Fund Braindamadj'd...Take II
Showtime and Mandalay Television Brotherhood
KMOV-TV/St Louis, MO "Left Behind: The Failure of East St. Louis Schools"
Dateline NBC (NBC News) "The Education of Ms. Groves," which profiled the struggles of a Teach for America volunteer and her Atlanta middle school class
WBEZ/Chicago, IL This American Life, for "Habeas Schmabeas," which examined abuses of Habeas corpus rights
Magic Lantern Productions and Channel 4 Award for the FourDocs website
The Washington Post and WashingtonPost.com Award for "Being a Black Man," a print and online series profiling the lives of contemporary black males
StoryCorps Award to the organization for its "preservation of ideas and emotions, events and experiences"
Steeplechase Films, Inc., High Line Productions, Daniel Wolf, Inc., and WNET/New York, NY American Masters, for Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film
60 Minutes (CBS News) Award for a report revealing conflicting testimony and botched and/or unethical police and legal procedures surrounding the Duke University rape scandal
Rebel Base and Sony Pictures Television The Boondocks, for the episode "Return of the King"
NBC Universal Television in association with Imagine Entertainment and Film 44 Friday Night Lights
Reveille Productions in association with NBC Universal Television The Office

2007

Recipient Area of Excellence
ABC News Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War – The Long Road Home of Our Nation's Veterans
Partisan Pictures, Inc. and WNET/New York, NY Nature, for Silence of the Bees
mtvU Award for Half of Us, an initiative to promote awareness of depression among college students
BBC World, BBC America, and BBC World News America "White Horse Village," which profiled a "verdant, sleepy, near-feudal" hamlet in the Chinese interior and its dealings with modernity's encroachment
WNYC/New York, NY The Brian Lehrer Show
HBO Documentary Films in association with Priddy Brothers To Die in Jerusalem
KNXV-TV/Phoenix, AZ "Security Risks at Sky Harbor," a report revealing TSA lapses at the Phoenix airport
Robert Levi Films, Independent Television Service, and Washington Square Films Independent Lens, for Billy Strayhorn – Lush Life
Vixen Films and Independent Television Service Sisters in Law (airing on Independent Lens)
WSLS-TV/Roanoke, VA Award for the station's breaking news coverage of the shootings at Virginia Tech and its immediate aftermath
Univision Communications Award for Ya Es Hora ("It's Time"), a public service initiative encouraging citizenship applications and voter registration by legal US immigrants
Texas Heritage Music Foundation Whole Lotta Shakin`
American Public Media Speaking of Faith: The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi
American Public Media and San Francisco Symphony The MTT Files
Bravo, The Weinstein Company, The Magical Elves, and Full Picture Entertainment Project Runway
Craft in America, Inc. Craft in America (airing on PBS)
NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation, Vulcan Productions, Inc., and The Big Table Film Company Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
CBS News Sunday Morning, for "The Way Home," in which Kimberly Dozier interviewed two US servicewomen who lost limbs while in combat action in Iraq
60 Minutes (CBS News) "The Killings in Haditha," which investigated the 2005 massacre at the hands of a U.S. Marine squad in the western Iraqi city
Discovery Channel and BBC Planet Earth
Hello Doggie, Inc, Busboy Productions, and Spartina Productions The Colbert Report
National Public Radio, Chicago Public Radio, and Urgent Haircut Productions Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
AMC and Lionsgate Television Mad Men
WGBH Educational Foundation Design Squad
WFAA/Dallas, TX Award for the investigative reports "Money for Nothing" (probe of fraudulent loans made by the Export-Import Bank of the United States), "The Buried and the Dead" (health and safety hazards of underground gas couplings), "Television Justice" (how the Murphy Police Dept. accommodated NBC's To Catch a Predator stings), and "Kinder Prison" (treatment of women and children detained at a federal immigration facility)[1]
Jigsaw Pictures, Tall Woods, Wider Film, and ZDF/Arte Taxi to the Dark Side
Center for Emerging Media Just Words
WTAE-TV/Pittsburgh, PA "Fight for Open Records," a series of reports revealing mismanagement and fund misappropriation within the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Association; the reports occurred only after a lengthy battle to have PHEAA financial records opened
bTV A Journey Across Afghanistan: Opium and Roses
Frontline, Kirk Documentary Group, Ltd., and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA Frontline, for Cheney's Law
Showtime, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, and Clyde Phillips Productions Dexter
CNN CNN Presents: God's Warriors
Art 21, Inc. Art 21 – Art in the 21st Century (airing on PBS)
Public Road Productions and Wieden & Kennedy(aired on Sundance Channel) Nimrod Nation
Universal Media Studios in association with Broadway Video Television and Little Stranger, Inc. 30 Rock

2008

Recipient Area of Excellence
Sichuan Television Award for coverage of the Sichuan earthquake
NPR Award for on-scene coverage from Chengdu, China during and after the Sichuan earthquake
"36 Years in Solitary: Murder, Death and Justice on Angola," a report which questioned the role of two prisoners in a guard's 1972 murder at Louisiana State Penitentiary
Chicago Public Radio and the news division of NPR This American Life, for "The Giant Pool of Money," which looked at the early stages of the subprime mortgage crisis
Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment Entourage
HBO Documentary Films in association with Vermillion Films, Inc. Hear and Now
Maysles Films in association with HBO Documentary Films and CVJ The Gates
Ted Leonsis Productions in association with HBO Documentary Films Nanking
Playtone in association with HBO Films John Adams
WWL-TV/New Orleans, LA Award for a series of reports exposing questionable financial practices by the New Orleans Affordable Homeownership program
The New York Times Award for the newspaper's website (NYTimes.com) and its innovations in online journalism
Kartemquin Educational Films and Independent Television Service Independent Lens, for Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita
Mosaic Films, Independent Television Service, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting Independent Lens, for King Corn
Laboratory X, Inc., American Documentary, Inc., P.O.V., Center for Asian American Media, and PBS POV, for Campaign
SNL Studios in association with Broadway Video Saturday Night Live, for its 2008 political satire
ABC News Hopkins
ABC Studios Lost
WETA-TV/Washington, DC and PBS Washington Week with Gwen Ifill & National Journal
The Metropolitan Opera Association in association with PBS and WNET/New York, NY The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD Series
NBC Nightly News "Tip of the Spear," a series of reports with Richard Engel following a military unit in Afghanistan
YouTube Award to the Google independent subsidiary and its "promoting a free exchange of ideas... around the world"
NDR Fernsehen and Shanghai Media Group The Red Race
Korean Broadcasting System Jungle Fish
Hearst-Argyle Television Institutional Award for "Commitment 2008," in which Hearst-Argyle stations devoted at least 10 minutes per day to candidate and issues coverage in the 30 days leading to the 2008 elections
Turner Classic Movies Institutional Award to the classic film network and its commitment to "the place of film in social and cultural experience"
The Onion Award for Onion News Network
60 Minutes (CBS News) "Lifeline," a report profiling operations of Remote Area Medical in the United States
WGBH-TV (Boston, MA)/NOVA, National Geographic Television, and John Rubin Productions, Inc. Ape Genius
Sony Pictures Television, High Bridge Productions, and Gran Via Productions Breaking Bad
ESPN Films and Shoot the Moon Productions Black Magic
NBC and Zhang Yimou Award for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics
KMGH-TV/Denver, CO "Failing the Children: Deadly Mistakes," which uncovered systemic inadequacies (and tragic results) in the Denver area foster care system
KLAS-TV/Las Vegas, NV Crossfire: Water, Power and Politics, a documentary that examined the effect of plans to pump water from rural Nevada to the Las Vegas area
Twin Cities Public Television and WGBH-TV/Boston, MA Depression: Out of the Shadows
Nickelodeon Avatar: The Last Airbender
CNN Award for the network's coverage of the 2008 Presidential primary campaigns and debates

2009

Recipient Area of Excellence
Diane Rehm Personal Award for her work on her eponymous talk show
Twentieth Century Fox Television Glee
Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Levitan Lloyd Productions Modern Family
60 Minutes (CBS News) "Sabotaging the System," a report examining the dangers of cyber terrorism
"The Co$t of Dying," a report examining the financial costs of end-of-life care
Sesame Workshop Award for the SesameStreet.org website
KHOU/Houston, TX and Belo, Inc. "Under Fire," a report revealing gender discrimination and corruption within the Texas National Guard
Folly River Inc. and ITVS Independent Lens, for "The Order of Myths"
Green Fuse Films and ITVS Independent Lens, for "Between the Folds"
National Public Radio Award for Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson's reports from Afghanistan
Award for the NPR.org website
Daybreak, Channel 4, and Target Entertainment (presented on PBS' Masterpiece by WGBH-TV/Boston, MA) Endgame
Brook Lapping Productions Iran & The West
Frontline and Rain Media The Madoff Affair
GMA Network I-Witness, for "Ambulansiyang De Paa" ("Ambulance on Foot"), which highlighted low-level health care in the Philippine village of Bansud
Nancy Solomon Award to the independent producer for the public radio documentary Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students, distributed on Public Radio Exchange
Korean Broadcasting System Noodle Road: Connecting Asia’s Kitchens
WFLD-TV/Chicago, IL (Fox Chicago News and MyFoxChicago.com) Award for the station's coverage of the fatal beating of Derrion Albert and its website's complimentary content
Peter Jones Productions (aired on PBS) Inventing LA: The Chandlers and Their Times
Trey Kay Productions
(presented on West Virginia Public Broadcasting)
The Great Textbook War
ABC News A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains
A Goldhawk Essential Production and BBC World Service The Day That Lehman Died
BBC America BBC World News America
BBC America, BBC World News, and BBC World News America "Where Giving Life is a Death Sentence," a report on the maternal mortality rate in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Mirage Enterprises and Cinechicks, in association with The Weinstein Company, BBC, and HBO Entertainment The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, and Sheleg, in association with HBO Entertainment In Treatment
Darlow Smithson Productions, HBO Sports, and HBO Documentary Films Thrilla in Manila
Worldwide Pants, Inc. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, for the episode featuring Archbishop Desmond Tutu
KTVU/Oakland, CA Award for the station's coverage of the BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant, its aftermath and investigation
KCET/Los Angeles, CA Up In Smoke, a series of reports on SoCal Connected concerning issues of marijuana in California
Oregon Public Broadcasting Hard Times, a series of OPB Radio reports on the effects of unemployment in Oregon
WYFF/Greenville, SC Chronicle, for "Paul’s Gift," which examined the process of organ donation after a donor's death
Vanguard (Current TV) The OxyContin Express, which examined Oxycodone prescriptions by Florida doctors and its wide-ranging effects
NOW-TV News Sichuan earthquake: One Year On
Sundance Channel and Brick City TV, LLC Brick City
WNET/New York, NY American Masters, for Jerome Robbins - Something to Dance About

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