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Rediscovering Dave Brubeck
Rediscovering Dave Brubeck
Rediscovering Dave Brubeck
Rediscovering Dave Brubeck
Rediscovering Dave Brubeck

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The Documentary

Cliff Hackel - Producer/Editor

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Cliff Hackel is an Emmy-award winning documentary producer/editor with over twenty years of freelance experience working for commercial networks, cable outlets and PBS. Hackel received an Emmy for documentary editing in 1990 for ABC's The Koppel Report: Death of a Dictator.

Hackel has a strong background in creating personal profiles for television. He produced and edited magazine-length shows for CNN about Grammy award-winning record producer Daniel Lanois and best-selling author Anne Lamott. He has also edited programs for both broadcast and cable networks including ABC, CBS, PBS, CNN, National Geographic Television, The Discovery Channel, and American Movie Classics.

Rediscovering Dave Brubeck with Hedrick Smith is the ninth PBS project that Hackel has edited for Hedrick Smith Productions. Earlier documentaries include Challenge to America (1994), Across the River (1995), The People and the Power Game (1996), Seeking Solutions (1998), Duke Ellington's Washington (2000), Frontline: Dr. Solomon's Dilemma (2000), Critical Condition (2000) and Juggling Work and Family (2001).

Hackel's work has received several Emmy nominations, including the PBS Health Quarterly in 1991, CBS's The Kennedy Center Honors in 1994, CNN's Arkan: Wanted in 1997, CNN's Operation Teacup in 1998, and PBS's Critical Condition in 2000.

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