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Awards

2008:  Writers Guild of America, East’s (WGAE) Evelyn F. Burkey Award, given in recognition of contributions that have brought honor and dignity to writers everywhere.

2001: Nantucket Film Festival : Won Screenwriters Tribute

1997: Emmy Awards: Nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special
– Miss Evers’ Boys (1997) (TV)

1997: Humanitas Prize: Won Humanitas Prize – PBS/Cable Category- Miss Evers’ Boys (1997) (TV)

1996: Gotham Awards: Won Gotham Writer Award

1994: Ian McLellan Hunter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Writing, Writers Guild East

1980: BAFTA Film Award: Nominated for Best Screenplay – Yanks (1979)
Shared with: Colin Welland

1978: Writers Guild of America: Nominated for WGA Award (Screen) Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium – Semi-Tough (1977)

1977: Writers Guild of America: Nominated for WGA Award (Screen) Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen – The Front (1976)

1977: Academy Awards Oscar: Nominated for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
– The Front (1976)