Project Description

 

The Folklorist: The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Folklorist tells the story of how the United States and Soviet Union came very close to nuclear war during late October of 1962.

A NEWTV ORIGINAL PROGRAM
Produced & Directed by Andrew Eldridge
Written & Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

SPECIAL THANKS
The JFK Experience
Jeremy O’Neal
New England Salvage & Demolition
Circa Vintage Wear

FEATURING
Mike Lowe as “John F. Kennedy”
Jim Hammond as “Nikita Khrushchev”
Herbert Fuchs as “Robert Macnamera”
Steve Russo as “Major Richard Heyser”
Audrey Noone as “Family Woman”
Montgomery Lyons as “Family Man”
Claire Candela as “Young Child”
Matt Keilty as “Young Child”
Jason Brown as “Radio Listener 01”
Andrew Eldridge as “Radio Listener 02”

PRODUCTION CREW
Contributing Writer: Andrew Eldridge
Cinematography: Andrew Eldridge & Michael Crossen-Sills
Sound: Angela Harrer
Editor: Andrew Eldridge
Sound Design: Andrew Eldridge
Production Assistant: Suzy Martin

AVAILABLE ON NEWTV
NewTV’s local cable channels in Newton, MA
RCN: 3 | 13 | 15 | 613 (HD)
Comcast: 8 | 9 | 99
Verizon: 32 | 33 | 34

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
Tuesday, January 1, 2012 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2012 NEWTV