Thank you for visiting After Ike. We are excited about the prospect of sharing this compelling narrative with a wide audience.

Below you find the link to the latest fine cut of the documentary and a thirty second promo in PBS format.

Promo "After Ike" - 30 Second PBS Format

Fine Cut "After Ike" 1 x 60

Title: After Ike: A Journey That Changed America

Genre: Historical

Logline: In 1919, a military convoy journeyed from the White House to San Francisco with a 28-year-old Lt. Col. Dwight D. Eisenhower that would change America forever. The documentary details the convoy's struggles and explores the expedition's lasting effect on the nation, highlighting its role in shaping America's interstate highway infrastructure and its (un)intended consequences for communities.

Format: 1 x 60.

Inspired by: Ken Burns / Florentine Films - PBS.

Summary: In 1919, an ambitious expedition saw some 300 military personnel and 81 heavy-duty vehicles traverse a challenging 3,251-mile path from Washington, DC, to San Francisco along the Lincoln Highway. With no maps or roadside assistance to guide them, the convoy navigated based on the scant knowledge passed down from earlier trailblazers through the mud and quicksand.

This remarkable journey captured the nation's imagination, drawing cheers from millions along the route. Among the convoy's ranks was a young lieutenant colonel, Dwight D. Eisenhower, who would later become supreme commander in WWII and the 34th President of the United States (January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961).

"After Ike" delves into this pivotal expedition with thorough research and personal narratives, connecting audiences to historical figures including President Eisenhower.

Audience: “After Ike’s” audience typically consists of individuals 55+ with a penchant for history, exploration, self-reliance and local heritage. They are homeowners with a college education and a keen interest in documentaries that delve into historical achievements and their lasting impact on modern life.

Specs: H.265 - 4096x2160 DCI, 29.97, Rec.709, DaVinci YRGB.


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