Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
A Place in the Land (1998)
1996 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
The Shadow of Hate (1995)
1995 Winner
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
A Time for Justice (1994)
Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
American Experience (1988)
1990 Winner
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
The Johnstown Flood (1989)
1985 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
High Schools (1983)
Shared with:
1983 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America (1982)
Shared with:
1969 Winner
Oscar
Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects
Robert Kennedy Remembered (1968)
1968 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Monument to the Dream (1967)

Chicago International Film Festival

1984 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
High Schools (1983)
1981 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson (1992)
1965 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
Children Without (1965)

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

2003 Winner
Career Award
Posthumously.

International Documentary Association

2003 Winner
Pare Lorentz Award
Berga: Soldiers of Another War (2003)
Shared with:
Nominee
IDA Award
Feature Documentaries
Berga: Soldiers of Another War (2003)
Shared with:
2000 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Washington DC Independent Film Festival

2002 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

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