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VISITING U.S. NATIONAL PARKS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS “ERA”

VISITING U.S. NATIONAL PARKS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS “ERA”

When I recently read that U.S. National Parks were waiving entrance fees, I was stunned, even though that has happened from time to time in recent years.

But with the coronavirus sweeping across the country, Americans being encouraged if not ordered to stay at home, is this the best time to encourage our citizens to visit what documentary film maker, Ken Burns, has called America’s Best Idea”?

And who in Donald Trump’s Administration is the author of that “Make America Great Again” idea? Was it Interior Secretary David Bernhardt or Trump himself?

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“Cuba, Libre?” Named “Best Documentary Feature”

“Cuba, Libre?” Named “Best Documentary Feature”

Just days after receiving its fourth award from film festivals and competitions, Cuba, Libre?, the 2016 documentary produced by Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan, has won the “Best Documentary Feature” award from the Festigious International Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Here’s the film’s trailer.

“Cuba, Libre?” Trailer from Dick Jordan on Vimeo.
 

Production on the film began in the spring of 2015, just months after U.S. President, Barack Obama, and Cuba President, Raoul Castro, simultaneously announced the easing of restrictions on travel between the two countries.

It premiered on public access television station, MarinTV, in January of 2016 and has been shown on over 40 other such stations across the U.S.