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Episode 6: DuSable to Obama

Orbert talks with Barbara Allen and Dan Andries, the writers and producers of the groundbreaking WTTW11 documentary “DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis”, about their Emmy award-winning collaboration on the project.

Allen and Andries won the Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air: Writer – Program category, while Orbert and co-producer Mark Ingram won their Emmy for Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air – Musical Composition/Arrangement.

Topics include the process of telling a story, of scoring a ducumentary, and how famous people turn not-so-famous while reminiscing about past experiences.