H. Kenn Carmichael was born in Martins Ferry, 1908 and graduated from Muskingum College (B.A. 1938), the University of Wisconsin (M.A. in Speech, 1930), and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D. in Theater, 1941). He was head of the theatre department at Purdue University (1931-1943). From 1943 to 1946, Carmichael served in the U.S. Navy, where he made training films. After his enlistment ended, Carmichael taught at City College, Los Angeles (1947-1954), and then joined Film Production International producing films for denominational stewardship campaigns.
In 1962, Carmichael and his wife were commissioned by the Commission on Ecumenical Mission and Relations (COEMAR) of the United Presbyterian Church U.S.A. as consultants in communicat… Go to person page >