Arthur Holch

Arthur Holch

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: March 13, 1924
Date of Passing: September 23, 2010
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska
Obituary: New York Times

Arthur Holch was an American television documentarian.

Holch began his career as a reporter, having graduated from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism. He worked in radio and television before starting his own company.

Holch earned an Emmy nomination for writing the 1961 documentary Walk in My Shoes, a study of race in America from the perspective of African-Americans interviewed for the film. He later won a News & Documentary Emmy in 1992 for Heil Hitler! Confessions of a Hitler Youth, a half-hour documentary he produced and directed.

Arthur Holch was an American television documentarian.

Holch began his career as a reporter, having graduated from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism. He worked in radio and television before starting his own company.

Holch earned an Emmy nomination for writing the 1961 documentary Walk in My Shoes, a study of race in America from the perspective of African-Americans interviewed for the film. He later won a News & Documentary Emmy in 1992 for Heil Hitler! Confessions of a Hitler Youth, a half-hour documentary he produced and directed.

Other documentaries he wrote, produced and directed for television include The Beautiful Blue and Red Danube (1967), Cuba: The Castro Generation (1977), and The Warlords (1981).

Holch died September 23, 2010 in Greenwich, Connecticut. He was 86.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination

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