KUEHL'S REELS features historian and archive expert Jerry Kuehl describing footage - fake versus authentic! - found on YouTube! This episode focuses on footage of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo - on June 28, 1914!
Was it photographed or filmed 100 years ago?
Host Jerry Kuehl is an independent television producer whose principal interest is visual history. He was historical advisor to the 26-part 1964 BBC production "The Great War" and Associate Producer of "The World at War," a 26-part series made by Thames Television in the 1970s that set new standards for accuracy and authenticity in the use of film archives. He served as Head of General Studies at the National Film School from 1979 to 1981. In the 1980s Kuehl was director of Open Media whose productions included the late-night, live, open-ended "After Dark." In the 1990s he was a writer and consultant to CNN's 24-part production, "The Cold War." He is also part owner of History Today (www.historytoday.com), a magazine for historically minded non-specialist readers. For more info, see: http://iamhist.org/
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