Episode 22 • Joe Wallenstein
Host & Guest
Guest, Joe Wallenstein
Host, Kathleen Kaiser
Producer, Adanna Moriarty
About This Episode
Ever wonder how the public got Miranda Rights, the right to remain silent when arrested? In his historical novel, Flynn and Miranda, Joe Wallenstein recreates the story of a crusading attorney, John J. Flynn, who took an anonymous criminal denied counsel and changed the lives of Americans and police enforcement. Wallenstein bases the book on his many conversations with Flynn.
About Joe Wallenstein
Prior to his role as start-up producer of the hit CW series, 7th Heaven, Joe Wallenstein was the first producer, as well a writer and director of multiple episodes of the long-running hit series, Knots Landing (1979-1983). He was supervising producer of Jake and the Fat Man, in Hawaii (1987-1988.) In addition, he produced The Clinic, shot in New York City. Wallenstein has produced numerous television movies, pilots, and mini-series. Throughout his more than 40 years in the industry, Wallenstein has been an assistant director, associate producer, and producer. He is a Director member of the Directors Guild of America as well as a member of the Writers Guild of America West. Joe is expert in all aspects of physical production, scheduling, budgeting, location filming, stage work, union, and non-union shows. He has worked in Europe, Mexico, Canada, and most of the major cities of the United States. Joe has worked in production capacities on such feature films as the Godfather, The Paper Chase, A new Leaf, Paper Lion, For Love of Ivy, and American Hot Wax. Currently, Wallenstein oversees and administers all aspects of filming by the more than 700 students making over 1500 films each year at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His tri-annual safety seminars are a unique and highly sought after facet of Cinematic Arts education. Joe is known for consulting, lectures, seminars, and personal appearances.
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