Alan Tomlinson, Producer

Alan Tomlinson

Has produced, directed, written, and photographed numerous documentaries and television series for the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, PBS, New York Times Television, and others. He won an Emmy award for Killer Virus, about the 1995 Ebola epidemic in Zaire, and a 2005 Cine Golden Eagle award for The True Face of Hurricanes, the story of four storms that devastated Florida in 2004. Most recently, Collision Over The Amazon for the Discovery Channel received a 2008 Emmy nomination.
Prior to his television career, he worked as a correspondent for National Public Radio, the BBC, and the Times of London. He won the Dupont Award (the broadcasting equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize) for coverage of the first Gulf War and was twice honored by the Overseas Press Club of America for his reporting from Haiti. He lives in Miami Beach.

Gaspar González, Producer

Alan Tomlinson

Documentary filmmaker, journalist, and historian. In addition to Nixon's the One: The '68 Election (And How It Changed America) (2010), his film credits include the critically acclaimed Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami (with Alan Tomlinson, 2008), and Hecho a Mano, named "Best Florida Documentary" by the 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.
He has written for The Miami Herald, Newsday, and Village Voice Media, among others, and is the co-author of What Have They Built You to Do? The Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America (University of Minnesota Press, 2006). His work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. A former Dorothy Danforth Compton Fellow, he received his Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. He lives in Miami.

 

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George Lois

"Let me make one thing perfectly clear: Nixon's the One powerfully brings into focus how America's most putrid presidency changed America forever."
— George Lois, legendary adman