‘The Boomer List’ Revealed

This post was updated on Aug. 7. This year the last of the 76 million baby boomers turn 50. AARP is paying tribute to their contributions this fall. Interviews with these 19 iconic baby boomers will be featured in American Masters: The Boomer List, a documentary by filmmaker-photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. The documentary premieres nationwide Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9-10:30 p.m., on PBS (check local listings). >> Sign up for the AARP Advocacy Newsletter The list of the 19 boomers (one born each year of …

CNN Summer Series ‘The Sixties’ Debuts May 29

Let’s just proclaim Tom Hanks America’s Official Historian. The first TV program Hanks ever produced was the monumental miniseries From Earth to the Moon (1998).  His G.I. dramas Band of Brothers (2001) and The Pacific (2010) remain the definitive World War II miniseries. And now he’s the executive producer of CNN’s ambitious attempt to crystalize the most turbulent decade of the past half-century, the 10-part documentary series The Sixties. CNN has made a few episodes available to the press for …