Tom Jennings

filmmaker and journalist

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Tom Jennings is a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist.

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What could documentaries about Princess Diana and the 1992 Los Angeles riots possibly have in common?

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What could documentaries about Princess Diana and the 1992 Los Angeles riots possibly have in common?

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