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One Man’s Journey; Talking to Angels


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One Man’s Journey
Talking to Angels
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Broadcast in January 2005. Personal and geographic journeys collide in this intimate, first person portrait of naturalist-explorer Robert Perkins. The three-part series, filmed over eighteen years beginning in 1987, chronicles Perkins's adventures in his canoe as he discovers new terrain and insight on life. Series release date: 2005

Program Description

Robert Perkins and his girlfriend, Dr. Irene Goodale, document their parallel but separate journeys as the two struggle to cope with her breast cancer diagnosis. He returns to the Canadian Arctic while she remains in Boston to receive medical treatments. The film weaves together their video diaries to create a moving story about love in the face of adversity. Originally aired in 1996.



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Chicago: “One Man’s Journey; Talking to Angels,” 11/22/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AAD0F3B150684256A7E6269962B82B2F.
MLA: “One Man’s Journey; Talking to Angels.” 11/22/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AAD0F3B150684256A7E6269962B82B2F>.
APA: One Man’s Journey; Talking to Angels. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AAD0F3B150684256A7E6269962B82B2F
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