This one-hour program, produced in cooperation with KNME-TV (PBS) in Albuquerque, NM, is a story of the changing face of the American West. The production was videotaped in and around Magdalena and west-central New Mexico, an area where some of the "vanishing west" vanished, and where some of it still lives on. Winner of an Associated Press "Best Documentary" Award.
Bernie Romero and his friends play at parties, weddings, funerals, and various events in the Rio Grande Valley and west-central New Mexico. Their music includes a number of nortena and ranchera songs, traditional styles that date back generations. This half-hour program was broadcast nationally on PBS, and has now been aired extensively overseas. Winner of a regional Emmy Award and a CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) national award (Silver) in the "Entertainment" catagory.
"A Son of Ireland" is the story of the life and times of Brother Mathias Barrett, the founder of the Little Brothers of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic religious order that works with the homeless, the abused, and the dying in more than a dozen facilities across the U.S., as well as in Canada, England, and Ireland. This half-hour program has aired across the country on PBS affiliates, as well as multiple airings on EWTN, the Catholic cable network. Produced in cooperation with KNME-TV.
There's more to be posted in this category, including a one-hour documentary on race relations in Micronesia (between the whites and the natives) titled Take Me To The Island, which has been broadcast for years throughout Micronesia via PBS, along with cable and satellite services.
There's also educational programming in early childhood literacy, a two-part series on diabetes awareness, and more. I'll get more up when I can.