Wednesday, 10 September 2008 01:00
Tuesday, 09 September 2008 01:00
Monday, 08 September 2008 01:00
2008 marks the 80th anniversary of one of the country’s greatest natural disasters, the 1928 Florida hurricane. Although the death toll is now estimated at between two and three thousand, many believe this storm hasn’t received the attention it deserves because most of the victims were African American migrant farmworkers. Bill Dudley talks to the authors of two books on the hurricane and its aftermath.
Friday, 25 January 2008 00:00
Some of the most important artifacts in American archaeology were discovered more than a century ago on Marco Island. Today, the island’s residents want to bring attention to both the ancient and modern history of the region. Recently a Marco couple donated one and a half million dollars toward a fundraising campaign to build a history museum on the island. And as Bill Dudley reports and others are doing it in a more unique fashion.
Thursday, 28 June 2007 01:00
By some accounts Florida is now the third largest feature film destination in the country. Since the silent days hundreds of movies have been shot here in the Sunshine State. Bill Dudley talks to the authors of two recent books about Florida...both as a theme, and a location, for American motion pictures.