Monthly Archives: March 2011

Connie Powers, Little Torch Key

We interviewed 87-year-old Connie Powers for our documentary, “Stories from the Overseas Highway.” Connie was a U.S. Army sergeant in WW II who moved to the Florida Keys as a single mom in the early 1970s, and began a lifelong … Continue reading

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Capt. Rick Shalansky, Stock Island

Here’s a production still from the interview we did this morning for our documentary, “Stories from the Overseas Highway.” Shrimper Rick Shalansky told us about coming down to the keys in the 1970s when he was in his 20s to … Continue reading

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Portsmouth, Dominica

Just back from a 15-day, 460-mile sail through the Lesser Antilles. I was doing some scouting for a new documentary. This woman, whose name I never got, insisted I take her photo. I was happy to oblige. We’re standing on … Continue reading

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Get up, Stand up

The ball’s in your court, NPR. Howard Kurtz”s Newsweek piece now running on The Daily Beast describes a “Which side are you on when the line gets drawn” moment for the public broadcasting network. The article gives voice to hosts … Continue reading

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