William & Mary

History Major Returns to Campus with Film on Presidency

Filming the PresidencyAward-winning filmmaker and journalist David Taylor (BA '76) has long been fascinated by the U.S. Presidency in the 20th century. He returned to campus, Friday, March 30, 2007 to present and discuss excerpts from his most recent film, "Nixon: A Presidency Revealed,"  (first aired, on the History Channel, February 2007) as well as his works on Presidents Franklin Roosevelt, Kennedy, Johnson, and Reagan. Taylor has produced over 100 films and programs for the BBC, Channel 4, PBS, The History Channel, A&E, and TLC. His film "LBJ vs The Kennedys: Chasing Demons" won an Emmy Award in 2004, his film "Hello Mr. President: LBJ After Dallas" won a Peabody Award in 1998, and his films have won four New York Film Festival Awards, among many others. He is currently a Senior Producer for Team Productions in Washington, D.C.