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Filmmaker Lynn Novick makes a stop in Detroit to promote “The Vietnam War” documentary series

TweetDETROIT — “The Vietnam War” was one of the featured documentaries at the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. The documentary series features 10 parts and 18 hours of footage. It will air on PBS beginning on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. “The Vietnam War” includes nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. In addition, there are more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artistsRead More


WATCH: Exclusive interview with producer Sarah Botstein from “The Vietnam War” documentary series

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 2017 Cinetopia Film Festival in Detroit. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with filmmaker Lynn Novick. She recently collaborated with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on the new series “The Vietnam War” coming to PBS in September. The documentary series features 10 parts and 18 hours of footage. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well asRead More


WATCH: Interview with NASCAR’s Tommy Regan about Sonoma debut

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Tommy Regan. Born in Pleasanton, California, not far from the Sonoma Raceway, Regan will be returning to his home turf to kick off the next chapter in his NASCAR career and fulfill his lifelong dream of driving in a NASCAR Cup Series race. On June 25, 2017, the 39-year-old NASCAR driver Tommy Regan will race, against 39 of the best stock car drivers in the world, on the uniquely technical 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway. Find out what he hopes to learn from theRead More


LISTEN: Exclusive Interview with Ian & Chad from “A Great Big World”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with Ian & Chad from the pop/rock duo A Great Big World. In this exclusive interview, find out how they got started in the music business and what goals they have for the next five years. How did the collaboration with Christina Aguilera come about for the song “Say Something”? What’s the story behind their big hit “Hold Each Other”? Learn more about their new acoustic tour, which is playing several dates across the country including a stop at The Ark in Ann Arbor, MIRead More


LISTEN: Exclusive interview with NASCAR driver Joey Logano

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Joey Logano. The Penske Racing driver was touring the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, Calif. during our interview. Find out more about his experience at the museum. How excited is he to race in the Auto Club 400? What does he enjoy most about being in Southern California? Learn what he thinks about new NASCAR rules including the stages. What are his goals for the 2017 season? Get those questions answered and more.    


WATCH: Interview with Frank Weissman about the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Frank Wiesmann, Product Spokesperson for Porsche Cars North America. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid delivers a system power of 462 hp thanks to the combination of a 2.9-liter V6 gasoline engine with an output of 330 hp and a 100-kW electric motor. The maximum torque of the vehicle is 516 lb.-ft. with an electric range of up to 31 miles. Executive models feature a 5.9 inch (150 millimeter) longer wheelbaseRead More


WATCH: 2018 Subaru Legacy premieres at Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Dominick Infante, ‎National Manager, Product Communications at Subaru of America.  The new Legacy features revised styling and significant upgrades to comfort, safety, and multimedia capability. The 2018 Legacy, the roomiest sedan in the midsize segment, is available in a 2.5i model with an efficient and responsive 175-hp 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER engine, or, as the Legacy 3.6R with a 256-hp 3.6-liter, 6-cylinder BOXER engine. The top-level system includes TomTom navigationRead More


WATCH: 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport and Ram Night editions premiere at 2017 Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Nick Cappa of Ram Truck media relations. Ram Truck introduced a new color to its half-ton Sport trim — Ram 1500 Copper Sport. The assertive Copper Pearl color joins Ignition Orange as the second limited-edition offering of stand-out tints on the 2017 Ram 1500 Sport. Meanwhile, The new Night editions further expand the Ram factory-custom truck family from the half-ton Ram 1500  to the brand’s three-quarter and one-ton models.Read More


WATCH: Infiniti QX50 Concept revealed at 2017 NAIAS in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 North American International Auto Show. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with Alfonso Albaisa, Executive Design Director for Infiniti. The QX50 Concept shows how Infiniti could develop its future presence in the world’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. A ‘cabin-forward’ silhouette combines with muscular lines and flowing surfaces to telegraph its purpose as a dynamic and practical crossover. With a downsized capacity and high power and torque, the 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine boasts an impressive specific power output – higher thanRead More


WATCH: Lexus LS 500 premieres as new flagship sedan at 2017 NAIAS

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). In this video, watch for an interview with Bill Kwong, Lexus Product Training Administator. Longer and lower than the sedan it replaces, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS debuts a strikingly bold design with a coupe-like silhouette punctuated by the Lexus design language. The new LS engine offers the output one would expect in a flagship sedan: 415 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque, sizeable gains over the current LS model’s V8.