Documentary filmmaker whose most widely known works are the Civil Battle (1990), Football (1994) and Jazz (2001). He received Academy Honor nominations for his movies Brooklyn Bridge from 1981 as well as the Statue of Liberty from 1985. He worked well in an archive store to cover his tuition at Hampshire University in Amherst, Massachusetts. His 1994 documentary series Football earned an Emmy Award for Exceptional Informational Series and his 2009 series The Country wide Parks: America’s Greatest Idea earned an Emmy for Exceptional nonfiction Series. He was wedded to Amy Stechler Melts away from 1982 to 1993 and in 2003, he wedded Julie Deborah Dark brown. He offers two daughters called Sarah and Lily. In 1997, he released a three-part documentary series about the life span of previous U.S. Chief executive Thomas Jefferson.