Catching up with AmEx

Looking at my blog, I noticed there were a few things I did last year or earlier this year that I did not mention or link to. Two of them are websites for American Experience films: Oswald’s Ghost and Whitman. Oswald’s Ghost is about the impact of the Kennedy assassination on the nation’s psyche, the…

The Boy in the Bubble

Embarassingly, I forgot to post before the actual show, but PBS affiliates may be repeating the latest American Experience program this week. The show is on The Boy in the Bubble and I wrote the content for the accompanying website. I will write more later, but suffice it to say for the moment that I…

Race to the Moon

The latest web site I wrote for American Experience is for the film “Race to the Moon” about the Apollo 8 mission that was the first to send me out of earth’s orbit and around the moon. The film premieres on Halloween, Monday October 31, 2005 and is really good. Here’s a photo taken by…

Viva Las Vegas

“Las Vegas: An Unconventional History” is an American Experience 2-part film premiering on PBS November 14 and 15, 2005. Here’s the site. It’s a fun story about a place that seems like a shallow joke. But the beauty of the film is that while there is plenty of goofy kitsch–Rat Pack, 1970s tourism commercials–these segments…