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Larry Klein

executive producer, RX for Survival, WGBH

Larry Klein was a teaching assistant in American history at the University of Maryland and the theater supervisor of The American Film Institute at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts before beginning his career as a documentary filmmaker. Over the past two decades, Klein has produced scores of programs for commercial and cable television broadcast as well as several award-winning PBS specials including: *Lewis Mumford: Toward Human Architecture* and the critically acclaimed, Peabody Award-winning series *Building Big with David Macaulay*. Klein has written and produced a variety of nationally-broadcast programs for WGBH TV in Boston including *Bridges in the Building Big* series and the NOVA presentations: *Mind of a Serial Killer*, *What's Killing the Children* and the Emmy Award-winning, *Why the Towers Fell*. He has produced individual programs for two WGBH mini-series: *A Natural History of the Senses* and *A Science Odyssey*, and he has also produced and directed a series of successful PBS family specials based on highly popular books by award-winning author-illustrator, David Macaulay. One of those specials, *Roman City*, also won a national, Prime-Time Emmy Award in 1994.