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West 47th Street

Premiere Date: August 19, 2003

   

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Bill Lichtenstein
Co-Director/Co-Producer

Bill LichtensteinBill Lichtenstein's award-winning documentary work in television, film and radio spans 33 years. He is founder and president of Lichtenstein Creative Media, where he is senior executive producer of the weekly public radio program The Infinite Mind. He produced the Peabody Award-winning radio documentary series Voices of an Illness, which featured the first-person stories of people who had recovered from serious mental illness. A graduate of Brown University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Lichtenstein began his work in television at ABC and CBS Sports and later worked at ABC News for more than seven years as a producer of investigative reports newsmagazine 20/20 and as a field producer for Nightline, World News Tonight and This Week With David Brinkley, as well as other ABC News programs and specials. Lichtenstein served as a primary cinematographer on West 47th Street in addition to his directing and producing duties. He is from Newton, Massachusetts.

 

June Peoples
Co-Director/Co-Producer

June PeoplesJune Peoples is an award-winning broadcast and print journalist. Her credits include If I Get Out Alive, a radio documentary about kids in prison. She is executive producer of The Infinite Mind. Peoples is a recipient of the National Headliner Award, the Clarion Award and the Casey Medal, and has been recognized for her work by the Deadline Club and the New York Press Club. She did much of the sound recording for West 47th Street, along with her directing and producing responsibilities. Peoples was a newspaper reporter and editor for 20 years, most recently working as city editor of The Times Herald-Record in Middletown, New York (circ. 100,000). She is from Bucks County, Pennsylvania.





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