Running with the Wind by Dennis B Kane
My Adventures with The National Geographic Society

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Running with the Wind is a chronicle of the many and varied adventures of famed executive producer, Dennis Kane, as he circled the globe in search of exotic and informative subjects for the world of the National Geographic Society TV Specials. Kane's enviable 40 year career as a documentary film producer led him from the cradle of mankind in Tanzania to the far-flung reaches of communist Siberia.His films captured natural history and scientific discoveries in the making. Kane documented some of the world's most renowned scientists including Dr. Louis Leakey and his early anthropological finds in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge, Dr. Robert Ballard's discovery of the passenger liner Titanic, and Mel Fisher's hunt for the Spanish treasure galleon, Atocha. One of his primary goals was blending natural history and action adventure in the same production using a wide and varied palette. Follow in his footsteps as he compiles a treasure trove of unique experiences on location.

About Dennis B Kane

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Dennis Kane served as Vice-President and Director of Television for the National Geographic Society and as Executive Producer of all National Geographic Television Specials for almost two decades. Additionally, the critically acclaimed National Geographic Explorer cable television series was developed under Mr. Kane's direction. During this time the National Geographic specials won nearly 300 major television awards among them 25 Emmys, three George Foster Peabody Awards, and the Columbia School of Journalism's DuPont Silver Baton Award. In 1988 Kane was appointed President of ABC/Kane Productions International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capital Cities ABC Inc., producing over 80 hours of programming for the ABC television network, ESPN and PublicTelevision. ABC/Kane's worldwide productions and creative expertise resulted in seven Emmy's three Genesis awards and an Academy Award nomination. Today, Kane donates his time to several charitable organizations producing video productions around the world. He and his family live in Alexandria, Virginia.
Published December 27, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 267 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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