POV 1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 12, Episode 4 The Green Monster
First Aired: June 29, 1999
P.O.V. profiles seventysomething speed racer Art Arfons, who recalls his last attempt at the land speed record in 1990 (he didn't make it) and his obsession with speed. Arfons last held the record (576 mph) in 1965.