Saga of Western Man

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Saga of Western Man
Created by John H. Secondari
Helen Jean Rogers
Country of originFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Running time60 minutes
Original network ABC
Original release1963 (1963) 
1969 (1969)

Saga of Western Man is a historically themed anthology series television series that aired on ABC Television from 1963 to 1969. Each episode focused on a particular year, person, or incident that producer John H. Secondari felt significantly influenced the progress of Western civilization. [1]



The series was honored with a Peabody Award in 1963.

The music of the series was nominated for Emmy Awards several times from 1964 to 1966. The nominated composers and performers included Ulpio Minucci, Joe Moon, Rayburn Wright, Erich Leinsdorf, and Claude Frank. [2] [3]

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