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'Temple Grandin' Earns 15 Emmy Nods, Including Best Movie

Thursday, July 8, 2010

(American Meat Institute)

Temple Grandin, the HBO movie which paints a picture of Grandin’s perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism, has been nominated for 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Made for Television Movie, Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Claire Danes), Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (David Strathairn), and Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Julie Ormond and Catherine O’Hara).

Grandin is the author of AMI’s Recommended Handling Guidelines and Audit Guide, is a member of AMI’s Animal Welfare Committee and has been the Institute’s principal animal welfare advisor since 1991. Grandin is also the recipient of the AMI Industry Advancement Award – the Institute’s highest award. 

Grandin is the best-selling author of Thinking in Pictures, Animals in Translation and Humane Livestock Handling.  

To view the movie trailer, click here: http://www.youtube.com/meatnewsnetwork#p/a/f/0/RHxxOKnH9YE.

The 62nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be held August 29, 2010, and broadcast on NBC.

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