1995 while researching the origins of the Lustron house, the producers
made a startling discovery.
In a dusty cardboard box in an Ohio archive they found a cache of
documents and transcripts from Congressional hearings.
Underlined passages and meticulous notes left a trail leading to
a story that had been suppressed for nearly half a century.
For the next six years the producers interviewed dozens of people
and researched archives across the United States in an effort to reveal
the true story of Carl Strandlund and his Lustron.
Ed Moore studied documentary film at the University of Michigan and journalism at West Virginia University. Anything that makes a good story is fair game, but Edís real passion comes from new points of view as well as important yet overlooked people and ideas. Ed has earned some awards, received a couple of grants, made a documentary for national PBS release and as a third-grader was invited to Jimmy Carterís inauguration (no kidding!), but his drive continues to be making documentaries wherever compelling stories rear their head.
Ed originally hails from the mountains of Almost Heaven West Virginia. And when he starts pining for the hills, youíll find him with his wife, Manuela, in her hometown next to the Italian Alps.
Bill Ferehawk is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and the University of California, Berkeley. He is a recipient of three Graham Foundation Grants and numerous awards for his work in documentary film. Since 1989, Bill has studied process driven architecture, including extensive research and writing about American prefabricated and manufactured housing. In 1992, he completed a study of the planning and architecture of contemporary American intentional communities. His interest is to continue to produce documentary films about the post-war built environment. Bill welcomes all inquiries where he can share his knowledge and passion in these areas.
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