04 September 2014 | History Making Productions
Episode 7 of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment” uncovers the life of William Penn and the misunderstood origins of the city. Co-written by Nathaniel Popkin.
“Nathaniel Popkin was born, it seems, with a preternatural talent for turning back the hands of time. Here, in this teeming novel about idealists, romanticists, schemers, and raconteurs, Popkin takes readers through the fields and down the streets of a roiling Philadelphia.” —Beth Kephart
27 August 2014
The documentary “In Penn’s Shadow,” co-written by Nathaniel Popkin, on the founding of Philadelphia, will air in the Philadelphia region Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:30 PM. Starting the next day, viewers will be able to watch the documentary, part 7 of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment,” at historyofphilly.com.
12 August 2014
History Making Production was nominated for four Mid-Atlantic EMMY awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for two episodes of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment.” “The Fight” was nominated for best cultural program and “Breakthrough” for Best Documentary and Best Writer.
29 July 2014
“Our reviews are thoughtful, essay-style discussions of new work that we think is important and want to share with you,” says Cleaver editor Karen Rile. Nathaniel Popkin is fiction reviews editor.