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Robert Matzen

Robert Matzen

Robert writes and directs independent feature documentaries that give life to overlooked aspects of history. He is also a published author and by day serves as a senior staff member at Akoya, Pittsburgh’s innovative strategic planning and communications firm on the South Side. His role at Akoya includes development of print materials, Web sites and motion pictures for NASA and other clients.

The Real George

The blood splatters on the lawn would wash away with the next rain, but Mary and I knew the crimson stains on the tree trunk would be there a long time. The most jarring moments came when we encountered the body on the floor, head half shot away. His name was Trevor, and…
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