Hit And Run History Series Featured As Centerpiece of WGBH Site

More press on our web series with WGBH.  Check out this week's article by Jennifer Sexton in The Cape Cod Chronicle:

Jay Sheehan and Andrew Buckley of Hit and Run History:  The Columbia ExpeditionThe response of WGBH web audiences is roundly enthusiastic to the placement of Chatham filmmaker and historian Andrew Buckley’s Hit and Run History series as the new centerpiece of the history site of PBS’s single largest producer of Web and TV content. The fourth episode of the series, “The Columbia Expedition: Joseph Barrell,” is currently featured at www.WGBH.org/history.

Buckley and his crew of gumshoe historians, including assistant director Matt Griffin and sound engineer Jay Sheehan, embarked on their mission in 2008, intending to tell the story of Captain John Kendrick and the 1787 Columbia Expedition, the first American circumnavigation of the globe. First envisioned as a book proposal, the project has gone through numerous transformations and taken its creators halfway around the world.

“I didn’t want to write the standard nonfiction treatment of John Kendrick and the Columbia Expedition, because it has been done and done and done, and more than likely will be done again,” explains Buckley...

Read the rest of the article online at The Cape Cod Chronicle.

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