Tom Jennings joined Connie Willis in the first half to discuss how his company interlaces archival news and radio reports, and rare and unseen material to produce compelling documentaries on everything from Princess Diana to the Mercury 7 astronauts.
The season 1 finale of The Right Stuff will be accompanied by a documentary from National Geographic comprised of rare, never-before-seen, and remastered archival media coverage and footage.
In this interview, we get the chance to get some inside information from director Tom Jennings, a Peabody and Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker. He has written, produced and directed more than 400 hours of programming on a variety of topics, including politics, religion, history, crime, sports, mystery and travel. He has produced documentary films all around the globe, always looking for new ways to tell stories that are informative and entertaining.