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David Grubin is a producer, director, writer, and cinematographer who has won every major award in his field, including three George Foster Peabody awards, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University awards, and nine Emmys.
As the president of David Grubin Productions, Inc, Grubin has produced over 100 films on subjects ranging from history to art, from poetry to science.
A member of the executive committee of the Society of American Historians, Grubin has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, has been a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College, and is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Hamilton College. He is member of the Directors Guild and the Writers Guild, and is a former chairman of the board of directors of the Film Forum.
His recently completed biography of Robert Kennedy - “RFK” - for American Experience won him his sixth documentary writing nomination from the Writers Guild. His four hour series on immigration - Destination America - will air on PBS this fall. Currently, he is completing a biography of Marie Antoinette.