Nov. 22, 1963: Who
Shot Pres. Kennedy? Walter Cronkite narrates definitive documentary on assassination. Journal of American History: "Admirable... thorough... serves a public function of the first order... cogent and coherent."
2016 Campaign for President
"...Even after all these decades, you can watch this fascinating film and see how it 'pushes buttons' for the housewife demographic, the anti-war liberals and the working class vote. It is worth study by advertising and political science students...5 out of 5 stars."
—Daniel C. Dennis, author, "Invincible Summer" 2011 Dennis wrote this about our biography film for Hubert Humphrey's campaign against Nixon for President of the United States:
HHH: What Manner Of Man
CIA and Torture
The Senate Torture report should have noted that it began long before 9/11:
Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins The struggle to find and reveal the truth about secret CIA torture training at a US military facility, our PBS aired documentary.
Motion Picture Academy has honored
10 docs Robert Richter helped create
Oscar nominee, best short doc:
School of Assassins - Prod/Dir/Writer
Gods of Metal - Prod/Dir/Writer
The Gifts - Exec Producer/Co-writer
City Out of Wilderness - Writer
Oscar "Short list" of best feature docs:
Ben Spock, Baby Doctor - Prod/Dir/Writer
Father Roy, Inside the School of Assassins - Prod/Dir/Writer
White Light, Black Rain - Exec Producer
Oscar "Short list" of best short docs:
Crossing the Line - Prod/Dir/Writer
Guns and Greed - Prod/Dir/Writer
Woman Rebel - Exec Producer.
June 12 In Our Hands. Anniversary of the 1982 peace rally, largest in history. One million people, one voice: stop the nuclear arms race. Pete Seeger, James Taylor, Peter Paul & Mary, Holly Near, Rita Marley and many others.
"...most INSPIRING, choke-you-up MOVING film about a real event and a lot of real, ordinary people that I've ever seen!"
Aug. 2012: U.S. joins Vietnam to remove Agent Orange, the problem revealed in our 1991 documentary on dioxin and PCBs.
April 30, 1975 Saigon "falls"
Vietnam: An American Journey First film made by Americans in post war Vietnam. Screened in over 125 theaters, never telecast in the U.S. Includes a My Lai survivor at the site, unknown until our film.
DuPont Columbia Broadcast Journalism Awards
"Will I grow up to be a normal man?"
"TV journalism's Pulitzer Prize" awarded for four of our docs:
For Export Only: Pesticides
For Export Only: Pharmaceuticals
Incident at Browns Ferry
A Plague on Our Children
Awarded to Robert Richter and Sheila Nevins for "exceptional merit in non-fiction filmmaking" as Executive Producers of HBO's version of
The Last Atomic Bomb.
National Emmy Finalist:
What Price Clean Air?
Shot Pres. Kennedy?