Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Local Frontier: The Lost Cemetery

In this episode of The Local Frontier, I investigate the case of Monument Cemetery, whose tombstones now line the Delaware River in a forgotten part of Philadelphia.

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My Great Great Great Great Great Great Grandpa

When my grandmother was young, her great aunt had a picture on her wall.  My grandmother described it as a man in a feather headdress. She was told it was an ancestor of hers, and that he was a chief. … Continue reading

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Where I’ve Been

            This is a still from a film that my friend, filmmaker David Kessler, is shooting right now in the Pine Barrens. I’ve been serving as a guide through some of the more wild areas … Continue reading

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Carranza’s Last Flight

Excerpt from Goodwill: The Flight of Emilio Carranza from Robert A. Emmons Jr. on Vimeo. For more about Emilio Carranza, go here.

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A (Stuffed) Lion In Winter

A film crew visited the house recently, as they invariably do. Here’s what they found.  My thanks to Ted Passon and Laris Kreslins for flattering me with their collective lens.

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