NBC and MSNBC broadcaster Willie Geist narrates the series of 90 second episodes featuring different stories from New Jersey’s past. Produced by PCK Media in collaboration with historians from Kean University for NJ350.
It Happened Here: New Jersey Series Preview
New episodes appeared weekly for a year on NJTV public television, on the NJ350 official website, and on Kean University’s YouTube channel.
Alice Paul, Women’s Rights Activist
Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977) is a women’s rights activist who led the campaign for women’s suffrage resulting in the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920. Original music was composed for each episode in the series. Historic image treatment includes the use of 3D effects.
Einstein in Princeton
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is the world’s most famous theoretical physicist. He received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. He embraced many causes, including civil rights. Various opens were created for the series, including this one featuring the activist, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson.