Hallmark Hall of Fame (12/01/81)

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Cicely Tyson
Morgan Freeman
Rodrick Wimberly
Mashaune Hardy

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Cicely Tyson was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Actress for her portrait of a Chicago schoolteacher whose remarkable achievements with black children labelled "unteachable" were spotlighted in a 1979 "60 Minutes" segment about how she became disillusioned with the traditional school system and decided to work outside of it, transforming her students into young scholars through her unique teaching style.