David Holbrooke Profiles His Famous Father in HBO Doc 'The Diplomat' - Creative Planet Network

David Holbrooke Profiles His Famous Father in HBO Doc 'The Diplomat'

Publish date:

Director David Holbrooke talks to NPR about his very personal HBO documentary, The Diplomat, which focuses on his father, famed diplomat Richard Holbrooke.

Says David, "I don't think I'm grieving for him, but there's not a day I don't miss him. And I think - and this is a weird thing to say, but that the world doesn't miss him, you know, that - what's going on in Afghanistan - look; this monster earthquake just happened in Afghanistan and Pakistan. And he would have been on a plane, and he would've landed there. And he would've been trying to marshal U.S. supplies and aid to help the people in the region. Politics be damned. War be damned. He would have been trying to help people in need. And that, to me, was how he saw diplomacy, often at its best. How could American exceptionalism, American might be used to help people who are less fortunate? And of course, it was much more complicated than that, but one of the real reasons I wanted to make this film was I felt he had something more to say, and I love that people are paying attention to him and his belief that diplomacy really matters."



Custom-Engineered Bolero S Ensures Reliable Referee Communications for German Bundesliga

Today's large-scale sporting events, as well as their technical broadcast requirements, are growing at an astounding pace. To meet and surpass these requirements, Riedel Communications has initiated their Managed Sports Services division, comprised of custom-engineered technologies paired with extensive supervision and support by Riedel-qualified engineers. Among the first to profit from these services is DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, who has partnered with Riedel to design a reliable infrastructure for German Bundesliga referee communications.


RTI Names Cyrille Vergely as Dealer Experience Manager

RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced that Cyrille Vergely has joined the company as its Dealer Experience Manager, Europe and Middle East. In his new role, he will ensure an exceptional experience for the company's dealers in the region by providing training, technical support and project design assistance.