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(1979 TV Mini-Series)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama

Primetime Emmy Awards 1979

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Makeup
Tommy Cole
Mark Bussan
Ron Walters
For episode "Book Four".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling
Susan Germaine (hairstylist)
Lola Kemp (hairstylist)
Vivian McAteer (hairstylist)
For episode "Book Four".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special
Richard Y. Haman (art director)
Anne D. McCulley (set decorator)
For episode "Book One".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Louis Gossett Jr.
For playing: "Levi Mercer".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Olivia Cole
For playing: "Maggie Rogers".
Outstanding Limited Series
Ed Friendly (executive producer/producer)
Michael O'Herlihy (producer)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Ed Flanders
For playing: "Calvin Coolidge". For episode "Book Two".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Robert Vaughn
For playing: "Woodrow Wilson". For episode "Book One".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Eileen Heckart
For playing: "Eleanor Roosevelt" For episode 3.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Celeste Holm
For playing: "Florence Harding".
Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special
Gwen Bagni
Paul Dubov
For episode "Book One".

Online Film & Television Association 2009

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Multi-Part Long Form Series and/or Any Production of More Than Two Parts
Gwen Bagni (teleplay by)
Paul Dubov (teleplay by)
Ed Friendly Productions (production company)

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