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Press: Boston Globe: “Music on the Mind, and inside it”

Article by Jeremy Eichler, published in the Boston Globe on June 24, 2009 announcing “The Music Instinct: Science and Song”. [External Link]


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PBS Series: Own Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying in America

A four-part series on death and dying for PBS SYNOPSIS There is a great divide separating the kind of care Americans say they want at the end of life and what our culture currently provides. Surveys show that we want to die at home, free…


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PBS: Norman Rockwell: Painting America

This PBS program honors Rockwell for his contributions to American culture and the art world at large. Includes rare footage of Rockwell at work and interviews with fellow artists and his daughter. Features some of his most famous and inspirational work from the Norman Rockwell…


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PBS/Frontline: Busted – America’s War on Marijuana

A one-hour investigative documentary for PBS / FRONTLINE about large-scale marijuana growing and the controversial effort to eradicate it. Original Air Date: April 28, 1998 CREDITS Writer/Producer: Elena Mannes Executive Producer: David Fanning AWARDS Writers Guild Award Nomination WEBSITE http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/dope/ PURCHASE www.shoppbs.org


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ABC Series: Turning Point

Various segments for the award-winning ABC news series TURNING POINT. SEGMENTS: 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…


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Discovery/The Learning Channel: Great Books Series: The Great Gatsby

A one-hour documentary about the famous novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald with historical recreations for  DISCOVERY / Great Books Series / THE LEARNING CHANNEL. Production: 1997 CREDITS Writer/Producer/Director: Elena Mannes Executive Producer: Nancy LeBrun AWARDS Cine Golden Eagle 1999 LINKS Educational Media Reviews Online Discovery…


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PBS/The American Experience: American Experience: New York Underground

A one-hour documentary exploring the history of the New York City subway for PBS / The American Experience SYNOPSIS In the mid 1800s, New York City was one of the most crowded places on earth. The congested streets and pokey transportation system were a source…


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PBS/Frontline: Los Angeles is Burning: Five Reports from a Divided City

A 90-minute documentary exploring the Los Angeles riot  for PBS / Frontline. Broadcast April 27, 1993 SYNOPSIS One year after Los Angeles’ three days and nights of beatings, looting, and burning, how well do we understand what happened there-and why? In this documentary, Los Angeles…


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PBS: God and Politics – The Kingdom Divided, with Bill Moyers

A 90-minute documentary for PBS exploring the battle between left- and right-wing Christians in Central America; featuring Bill Moyers. 1992 CREDITS Producer/Writer/Director: Elena Mannes Executive Producer: Bill Moyers AWARDS Director’s Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement Emmy Award Cine Golden Eagle Award REVIEW…


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PBS: Frontline: Who is David Duke?

A one-hour documentary about the conservative politician for PBS. Broadcast: March 3, 1992 SYNOPSIS An investigation into the life and political career of presidential candidate David Duke-exploring Duke’s troubled childhood, his intellectual journey into the extremist idealogy of the Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan,…


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