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In Search of Walt Whitman, In Search of Walt Whitman, Part One: The Early Years (1819–1855)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins

Part One: The Early Years (1819–1855)

Walt Whitman rises from a hardscrabble boyhood in New York to write Leaves of Grass in 1855 that revolutionizes poetry. This episode explores the mystery of how a seemingly ordinary writer, with little education or training, could have created such a literature-altering master...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
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In Search of Walt Whitman, In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins

Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)

The poet publishes Leaves of Grass, receives a fateful letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, and moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers. This episode brings to life such renowned poems as “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” “Crossing Brooklyn...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Author Ann Patchett On What To Read While Staying Home
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interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
As Americans stay home to try to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, we wanted to provide suggestions for how to fill that time. Author Ann Patchett joins Jeffrey Brown to offer book recommendations for this strange time, including "War and Peace," "Here for It" and "The Night Watchman."
interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Isabel Allende's Newest Historical Novel Tells Familiar Story Of Refugee Life
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interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile -- and with resonance for the experience of refugees today. Allende sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss how she drew on facts to tell h...
interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
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The Critical Role Of
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
With the country feeling deeply polarized and a Supreme Court that has moved to the right under President Trump, the role of Chief Justice John Roberts is attracting increased interest and scrutiny, including in The Chief, a new book by Joan Biskupic. Judy Woodruff talks to Biskupic about the pivotal justice's “...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Face to Face: 1997, Diana Rigg
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 38 mins
Jeremy Isaacs interviews Diana Rigg, an English stage and screen actress.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 38 mins
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Face to Face: 1997, Harold Pinter
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
The famed playwright in conversation with Sir Jeremy Isaacs.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
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Face to Face: 1997, Roddy Doyle
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directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
Jeremy Isaacs interviews Roddy Doyle, an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter.
directed by John Bush, fl. 1976-2012; produced by Julian Birkett, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1997 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
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Face to Face: 1998, Ben Elton
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directed by Amanda Crayden; produced by David Herman, 1950-, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1998 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
In the first of six interviews with prominent figures from the arts and media, Jeremy Isaacs talks to writer/comedian Ben Elton.
directed by Amanda Crayden; produced by David Herman, 1950-, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, 1932-, in Face to Face: 1998 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 40 mins
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