American Experience: Victory in the Pacific

THU, APR 14, 2005 (18:59)

Filmmaker Austin Hoyt discusses his new documentary, American Experience: Victory in the Pacific, which examines the final year of World War II in the Pacific, including the rationale for using the atomic bomb, and features first-hand recollections of both American and Japanese civilians and soldiers.

+ BIO: Austin Hoyt

Austin Hoyt was a Producer and Executive Producer at WGBH Boston from March 1965 to March 2003 when he founded his own company, Austin Hoyt Productions. Hoyt won a Peabody Award for his contributions to American Experience’s special series of Presidential portraits and biographies of Ronald Reagan and Dwight Eisenhower.

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