Zwonitzer has created award-winning programming for PBS for nearly fifteen years. His most recent work for American Experience is the Emmy Award-nominated film Walt Whitman. Zwonitzer’s previous films for American Experience include Mount Rushmore, Joe diMaggio: The Hero’s Life, Transcontinental Railroad, The Massie Affair, and Jesse James. He has received the duPont-Columbia Award, the Peabody Award, the Writers Guild Award, and the Japan Foundation’s President’s Prize. His book, Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone: The Carter Family & Their Legacy in American Music, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and an American Library Association’s Booklist Editor’s Choice.