July 10, 2013
Louis Zamperini, World War II hero, qualified for the 1936 Berlin Olympics at the age of 19; filming spring 2014; Christmas 2014 release
By Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze
With the leading man and a release date announced Wednesday, the long-awaited film "Unbroken" about Torrance icon Louis...
January 25, 2013
By Donna Littlejohn, Los Angeles Daily News
Talk about a made-for-Hollywood plot.
Encompassing the sweep of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, 47 days adrift in the Pacific evading sharks and the jarring brutality of two years in a Japanese POW camp, it's a story that plumbs the depths of one man's...
December 18, 2012
Running helped Zamperini foster the resilience he needed to endure captivity during WWII.
By Laura Hillenbrand, Runner's World
It was the spring of 1944, the height of World War II. In a Japanese torture camp, a captured American stood, ravaged by illness and shockingly emaciated, surrounded...
June 07, 2012
Louis Zamperini, 95, was recently featured on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno, sitting next to actor & director Catherine Zeta-Jones. Louis discusses his experience growing up in Los Angeles as a "rotten kid", the 1936 Olympics and rooming with Jesse Owens, and his incredible story during WWII...
June 01, 2011
'King of the Mile' Glenn Cunningham was a real hero of mine... he did the impossible. He was burnt as a child from his arms to his legs to his feet to his back and the doctors said he would never walk again.
By Gary Cohen, GaryCohenRunning.com
Louis Zamperini placed eighth in the 5000 meters...