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Professional Media Researcher,     Twenty-one years experience, research credits on over 650 documentaries, exhibits, and publications.


Recent projects:

Holocaust Museum Mexico City exhibit films

Paris 1919   Gala Films,   National Film Board of Canada

They Marched into Sunlight  Actuality Films, American Experience, PBS

Rape of Europa,  Actual Films, PBS   Emmy nominee for research

Torn from the Flag, Klaudia Kovaks, theatrical documentary

IOUSA,  O-Malley-Creadon,  theatrical documentary

White Light / Black Rain  Farallon Films & Robert Richter, HBO


Sample of past projects with research credits:

Pucker Up (Q-Ball Productions theatrical documentary)

Proud  (Independent Feature by Mary Pat Kelly)

Bataan Rescue (Green Umbrella for American Experience PBS)

Strange Fruit (Joel Katz theatrical documentary)

American Family ( PBS)

Operation Babylift (Film Australia)

Each of Us Angels (Bellisario for JAG)

Bronze Screen, Latinos in Hollywood (HBO)

Rescue of the Bataan Ghost Soldiers (ABC News for History Channel)

Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (Quest Productions for PBS)

Iwo Jima: Red Blood Black Sand (Robert Smith PBS)

Berlin Airlift, Berlin Metamorphosis (Bob Frye, PBS)

American Presidents exhibit (Watertown Productions for Smithsonian)

Return to Sandakan   (Film Australia)

Twentieth Century Project (Disney for Showtime)

White House (National Geographic);

D Day Remembered  (Guggenheim, Academy Award nominee);

The Mighty Mississippi (Jupiter for History Channel);

Is Jerusalem Burning? (Chuck Olin Productions);

Combat Cinema (Van Ness Films for AMC);

Israel, Birth of a Nation (Krosney for History Channel)

When the War Came to Australia (Film Australia);

Within These Walls: a Tour of the White House (WQED);

Excitement in the Air, a promotional film for Rocketeer (Disney);

Don't Drink the Water (Woody Allen)


       and biographies of:

Marian Anderson (Dante James, WETA for PBS)

George Washington (Manifold Productions for PBS)

A. Philip Randolph (Dante James, WETA for PBS)

W.E.B. DuBois (Louis Massiah, PBS).

James Cagney (Robert Frye for A&E),

Dr. Benjamin Spock (Robert Richter for NOVA),

Larry Adler (Kreck, Weisbaden for Hohner Harmonicas),

Herbert Hoover (Chuck Olin for Hoover Library),

Andrew Carnegie (WGBH for PBS American Experience)

H.J. Heintz (Larry McCarthy, WQED),

Frederick Winslow Taylor (Bill Jersey, Quest for PBS).

Nellie Bly (Nebraska ETV for PBS American Experience)

Annie Oakley (Riva Freifeld, American Experience, PBS)





Author, Scholar's Guide to Washington, D.C. Media Collections. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.


Author, Scholar's Guide to Washington, D.C. Film and Video Collections, Smithsonian Press, 1980.



                                   PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE


Assistant Professor (tenured); Towson University, Film Production, Film History, Intro. to Film and Broadcasting.


Director of Summer Intern Program, U.S. Information Agency.




New York University,  Cinema Studies   1 yr. graduate  work with emphasis on early films.


University of Wisconsin-Madison,  MA  Film and Asian Theatre. Thesis on Hollywood & the Japanese.


Tokyo Nihongo Gakko,   Japanese language.


University of Wisconsin-Madison,  BA  Asian Studies.








Research and viewing copies      $300-$350    Based on your location.  


Viewing copies are DVDs of footage and CDs of stills.


I can often make usable copies of stills. These are $5 each.

Usable footage must be ordered from vendor labs.