Lewis Erskine
Lewis Erskine
Emmy Winning Editor Lewis Erskine Has Died

(released 6/4/2021)

Lewis Erskine, a New Yorker and Editor, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, June 2nd. Longtime collaborator Stanley Nelson announced this on Thursday afternoon.

Erskine was an Emmy winning editor for his work on Freedom Riders. Some of his other works include The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords, The Murder of Emmitt Till, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.

Here is a video tribute that Stanley Nelson put together just a few short weeks ago.

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