Won an Oscar for this original screenplay in 1976. The only person to have three solo writing Academy Awards. The other three time winners, Francis Coppola, Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder have all shared their awards with co-writers.
Director: Sidney Lumet. Also starred Robert Duvall, Wesley Addy & Ned Beatty. Plot: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit. Won 4 Oscars.