And the 2010 duPont-Columbia University Awards go to…

Posted on January 22, 2010
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Last night, the 2010 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were presented. Among the winners of this prestigious broadcast journalism award was the ITVS film The Judge and the General, by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco, which aired on P.O.V. on PBS. The Judge and the General reveals the transformation of Judge Juan Guzmán in Chile as he is assigned by judicial lottery to investigate the first criminal cases filed against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. An international detective story, the film follows the judge as he uncovers the truth about the regime he had supported. Other winners honored last night include: - American Public Media, American RadioWorks, Michael Montgomery & Joshua E. S. Phillips: What Killed Sergeant Gray - CBS News & Katie Couric: The Sarah Palin Interviews - CBS News: CBS Reports: Children of the Recession - HBO & Edet Belzberg: The Recruiter - KHOU-TV, Houston & Mark Greenblatt: Under Fire: Discrimination and Corruption in the Texas National Guard - KMGH-TV, Denver & Tony Kovaleski: 33 Minutes to 34 Right - MediaStorm & Jonathan Torgovnik: Intended Consequences - NPR, Michele Norris & Steve Inskeep: The York Project: Race and the 2008 Vote - WCAX-TV, Burlington & Kristin Carlson: Foreigners on the Farm - WGBH, Boston, Frontline/World, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Dan Edge: Pakistan: Children of the Taliban, on PBS - WSVN-TV, Miami, Carmel Cafiero & Anthony Pineda: Pill Mills - WTVF-TV, Nashville & Phil Williams: General Sessions Court - WWL-TV, New Orleans: NOAH Housing Program Investigation Learn more about the duPont-Columbia University Awards >>

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