Roger G. Panetta, Ph.D., visiting professor of history and curator of the Hudson River Collections for the Fordham University Libraries, is featured in the PBS special “America’s First River: Bill Moyers on the Hudson,” being rebroadcast onWNET Channel 13 on Thursday, September 3, at 9 p.m.
Panetta recently coordinated “South Street Seaport: From Its Original Conception to Its Present-Day Revival,” an Honors Program project at Fordham College at Lincoln Center.
The Hudson River is at the center of this 2002 PBS series. Bill Moyers chronicles the river’s history though the environmental movement and the strain between public and private interests.
The show also airs on: Saturday, September 5, at 2:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and on Sunday, September 6, at 11 p.m., all on WNET Channel 13.