Continues from T78:0621. The program continues with a special report on the Camp David Summit Conference: President Jimmy Carter, Pres. Anwar Sadat of Egypt, and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel announce a framework for peace in the Middle East. Emmy ceremonies resume as Alan Alda, Linda Lavin, Steve Martin, Joanne Woodward, Beau Bridges, Priscilla Lopez, Billy Dee Williams, and Fionnula Flanigan introduce clips from old and recent programs and present awards. Individual winners include Dave Powers for "The Carol Burnett Show"; Blanche Baker for "Holocaust"; and Ricardo Montalban for "How the West Was Won." Alda presents the First Governors' Award of the Academy to CBS Chairman William S. Paley, who speaks. Then, celebrities presenting awards and introducing clips from old and recent programs include the following: Bea Arthur, Milton Berle, Chevy Chase, Lily Tomlin, Cicely Tyson, Alex Haley, Edward Asner, Hal Linden, Olivia Cole, Shirley MacLaine, and Mary Tyler Moore. Individual winners include the following: Dwight Hemion for "Ben Vereen: His Roots"; Eva Le Gallienne for "The Royal Family"; Howard Da Silva; Fred Astaire for "A Family Upside Down"; and Joanne Woodward for "See How She Runs." Program winners include Bette Midler's "Ol' Red Hair Is Back" and "The Gathering." Commercials deleted.


  • DATE: September 17, 1978 Sunday 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:43:39
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0623
  • GENRE: Award presentations
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Egypt - Foreign relations - Israel
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1978


  • Alexander H. Cohen … Producer
  • Al Lowenstein … Associate Producer
  • Clark Jones … Director
  • Hildy Parks … Writer
  • Alan Alda … Host, Master of Ceremonies
  • Beatrice Arthur
  • Edward Asner
  • Fred Astaire
  • Menachem Begin
  • Milton Berle
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Chevy Chase
  • Olivia Cole
  • Howard Da Silva
  • Alex Haley
  • Eva La Gallienne
  • Hal Linden
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • Steve Martin
  • Bette Midler
  • Ricardo Montalban
  • Mary Tyler Moore
  • William S. Paley
  • Anwar el- Sadat
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Billy Dee Williams
  • Joanne Woodward
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