"A "60 Minutes" team led by correspondent Ed Bradley delved into the allegations of rape against Duke University lacrosse players and stopped a prosecutorial rush to judgment in its tracks."
Wednesday, April 04, 2007
"Over the past six months, 60 Minutes has examined nearly the entire case file, more than 2,000 documents, including police reports, witness statements and medical records. The evidence 60 Minutes has seen reveals disturbing facts about the conduct of the police and the district attorney, and raises serious concerns about whether or not a rape even occurred."-- Ed Bradley, 60 Minutes: The Duke Rape Case CBS
The Hoax busting efforts of veteran 60 Minutes correspondent, Ed Bradley, were honored today with the announcement that his exposé of Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong's hijacking of the Hoax has earned a prestigious Peabody Award.
Describing Mr. Bradley's final work, the Peabody Board noted:
The Peabody Awards, the oldest honor in electronic media, recognize "distinguished achievement and meritorious service by radio and television networks, stations, producing organizations, cable television organizations and individuals." Today's honor is the second Peabody Award for Mr. Bradley's work with 60 Minutes - the first was for "Big Man, Big Voice," the story of a German singer who became successful despite birth defects.