The broadcast, which celebrated its 30th year on the air this year, received three nominations for Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast.
The nominees are:
"Frost/Nixon" - Correspondent Anthony Mason's interview with Sir David Frost, discussing the former British talk show host's monumental 1977 TV interviews with disgraced former President Richard Nixon.
Ed Forgotson is the producer and David Small is the editor.
"Harvey Milk" - John Blackstone's look back at the life and tragic death of Harvey Milk, one of the country's first openly gay elected officials.
George Osterkamp is the producer and Ben McCormick is the editor.
- As one of Robert Kennedy's speechwriters, Chief Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield remembers RFK's 82-day presidential bid first-hand.
Mary Raffalli is the producer and David Bhagat is the editor.
"Sunday Morning" also received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing - Quick Turnaround:
- Martha Teichner's report on the aftermath of genocide in the wake of the capture of former Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic, who was widely believed to have ordered the killings of countless thousands.
Jason Sacca and Anthony Laudato are the producers and Patrick Lee is the editor.
- Martha Teichner's report on the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Washington D.C.'s handgun ban, for the first time guaranteeing a person's right to the Second Amendment to own a handgun for self-defense.
Amiel Weisfogel and Jon Carras are the producers and David Small is the editor.
The News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on September 25 in New York City.