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Prisoners Guide Teens on Tour of San Quentin

Four teenage boys from Oakland got a glimpse of prison life when San Quentin inmates show them the harsh reality of daily existence inside “The Big House” in this Emmy Award-winning video report by James Irwin for the San Francisco Chronicle producer, camera and editing: James Irwin narrator: Jason B. Johnson SYNOPSIS: Four young men […]

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Two Dads, Five Sons – Forever Family

Gregory Stewart and his partner Stillman White were two gay middle-age men who wanted kids so they adopted five children of color — all boys. Follow the drama of their life at home, school and church in this Emmy-nominated video report by James Irwin for the San Francisco Chronicle. producer, camera & editing: James Irwin […]

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Wounded Veterans Rebuild Lives Shattered by ‘War Without End’

In a follow-up to Chronicle writer Joan Ryan’s 4-part series on wounded veterans Brent Bretz and Michael Buyas, video journalist James Irwin visited Bretz at his home in Arizona and Buyas at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and, together with Ryan, found that both men were optimistic and determined as they struggled to overcome many […]