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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

Father Roy
Father Roy

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!"

A Plague on Our Children

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"
April 30, 1975 Saigon "falls"

April 30

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?"
"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


National Emmy:

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?
Who Shot Pres. Kennedy?

What's New

The Money Lenders

IMF head: austerity doesn't work.
Our five country IMF/World Bank
probe. Too hot for PBS.
Prime time everywhere else.

August 9: 70 years since Nagasaki atomic bomb:
Day that changed history.

Ending the Nuclear Age

March 11, 2011--Fukushima Daichi nuclear meltdown with radiation
problems still emanating from this disaster. Our film documents
Fukushima and Nagasaki survivors.
"very powerful...imperative viewing"
"...may this jewel of a film be seen in every classroom and council chamber."
Apr. 9, 2013: NYTimes: Safety
problems in all US nuclear power plants. – Nuclear Regulatory Commission ex-chair.
Special: TO ORDER--

American Justice on Trial
People v. Newton

Fund raising underway for our
new documentary about the pivotal
largely forgotten 1968 criminal
trial that resonates today. To see
trailer or for more information:

Vietnam: An American Journey
My Lai Massacre
March 16, 47 years ago:
A woman survivor, unknown until our film, describes how she survived.

Leaving Home
Teenage girl's coming of age
in rural India–in western eyes
one step up from slavery .

"India's New Focus on Rape Shows
Only the Surface of Women's Perils"
NYTimes Jan.13, 2013

Thailand record floods. A major
factor: deforestation.
Documented in our
Can Tropical Rainforests be Saved?


The New Patriots
exposes the hypocrisy
of "the war on terrorism"

Dec. 22, 2010 NY Times, P. 1:
"African Farmers Displaced as
Investors Move In."
The latest global agribusiness
example of Hungry for Profit

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