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Dec 11, 1905

Leonard MacTaggart "Pare" Lorentz was born in Clarksburg

1925

Pare Lorentz moved to New York

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1933

Pare Lorentz conceived, edited and published The Roosevelt Year, 1933

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1935

Pare Lorentz was contracted by the U.S. Resettlement Administration to create a motion picture about the New Deal

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1937

Pare Lorentz shot and edited The River

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1938

Pare Lorentz was appointed head of the U.S. Film Service by President Franklin Roosevelt

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1946

Pare Lorentz was awarded the Legion of Merit

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1990

Pare Lorentz was awarded the first Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History

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Mar 04, 1992

Pare Lorentz died in Armonk, New York

1997

The International Documentary Association created the Pare Lorentz Award to honor the best documentary film of the year

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