What emerged was a radio documentary looking to the past, present and future.
Series of 14 1-hour public radio documentaries and related information.
"Mostly, I get along with everybody," he said in the radio documentary.
While writing he made radio documentaries to generate funds to feed his family.
His radio documentary is cut and polished, but he and the others remain works in progress.
Over the next thirty years he broadcast radio documentaries from around the world, the majority on middle eastern affairs.
The show, which was designed to showcase new and independent producers, aired a 15-minute radio documentary each day.
Listening to a radio documentary is not the same as watching a documentary film with your eyes closed.
Beyond the Shock Machine, a radio documentary with the people who took part in the experiment.
His radio documentaries have received critical acclaim and numerous awards.