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|Drama||Charles Gordone ... "No Place to Be Somebody"|
|Fiction||Jean Stafford ... "Collected Stories"|
|History||Dean Acheson ... "Present at the Creation"|
|National Reporting||Seymor M. Hersh ... "Dispatch News Service"|
|Public Service||Newsday" (Garden City, NY)|
Nobel Prize for Chemistry
LELOIR, LUIS F., Argentina, Institute for Biochemical Research, Buenos Aires, b. 1906, d. 1987: "for his discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates"
Nobel Prize for Literature
SOLZHENITSYN, ALEKSANDR ISAEVICH, USSR, b. 1918 "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature"
Nobel Prize for Peace
BORLAUG, NORMAN E., USA, b. 1914: Led research at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City.
Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
The prize was awarded jointly to: KATZ, Sir BERNARD, Great Britain, University College, London, b. 1911; VON EULER, ULF, Sweden, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, b. 1905, d. 1983; and AXELROD, JULIUS, U.S.A., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, b. 1912: "for their discoveries concerning the humoral transmittors in the nerve terminals and the mechanism for their storage, release and inactivation"
Nobel Prize for Physics
The prize was divided equally between: ALFVEN, HANNES O., Sweden, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, b. 1908, d. 1995: "for fundamental work and discoveries in magneto-hydrodynamics with fruitful applications in different parts of plasma physics"; and NEEL, LOUIS E. F., France, University of Grenoble, Grenoble, b. 1904: "for fundamental work and discoveries concerning antiferromagnetism and ferrimagnetism which have led to important applications in solid state physics"
|Best Director||Franklin J. Schaffner ... "Patton"|
|Best Actor||George C. Scott ... "Patton" (refused)|
|Best Actress||Glenda Jackson ... "Women in Love"|
|Record of the Year||"Bridge Over Troubled Water" ... Simon and Garfunkel|
|Song of the Year||"Bridge Over Troubled Water" ... Paul Simon|
|Album of the Year||"Bridge Over Troubled Water"... Simon and Garfunkel|
|Best Male Vocalist||Ray Stevens... "Everything is Beautiful"|
|Best Female Vocalist||Dionne Warwick... "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"|
|Single Program||"The Andersonville Trial" (PBS)|
|Drama Series||"The First Senator" (NBC)|
|Comedy Series||"All in the Family" (CBS)|
|New Series||"All in the Family" (CBS)|
|Best Play||"Borstal Boy"...Frank McMahon|
(In a play)
|Fritz Weaver ... "ChildÕs Play"|
(In a play)
|Tammy Grimes ... "Private Lives"|
(In a musical)
|Cleavon Little ... "Purlie"|
(In a play)
|Lauren Bacall ... "Applause"|