Various segments for the award-winning ABC news series TURNING POINT.
ANIMAL TRANSPLANTS: MADNESS OR MIRACLE?
An examination of animal transplants, featuring an interview with baboon bone-marrow recipient Jeff Getty and the mother of baboon heart recipient Baby Fae.
Broadcast June 5, 1997
UNLOCKING A MYSTERY: THE AMAZING ANIMAL MIND
A report on how animals can demonstrate human capabilities includes a parrot that can seemingly discern the color and shape of objects and a sign-language-using chimp named Washoe.
Broadcast October 10, 1996
WOODSTOCK: BEYOND MYTH AND LEGEND
A report commemorating the 25th anniversary of Woodstock that includes comments from participants of the 1969 event.
COVER-UP AT GROUND ZERO
An investigation of the devastating effects nuclear weapons testing in Nevada has had on the residents who lived in the areas surrounding the test site.
Writer/Producer/Director: Elena Mannes
1997 Frontpage Award (ANIMAL TRANSPLANTS)
1995 Emmy, Outstanding Historical Documentary (GROUND ZERO)
1994 Cine Golden Eagle (GROUND ZERO)