|Saga of Western Man|
|Created by|| John H. Secondari |
Helen Jean Rogers
|Country of origin|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original release||1963 –|
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.
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.
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