From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard E. Robbins is an American filmmaker and documentarian, who has produced and directed several documentaries for ABC and PBS. The most notable is Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience, which puts forward the perspective of American troops returning home from service in Iraq.In January 2008, Robbins received an Academy Award nomination for the film as well as two Emmy nominations, and nominations from the International Documentary Association and the Directors Guild of America. He is also a noted producer, having produced several series for Peter Jennings Reporting, including Peter Jennings Reporting: LAPD and Peter Jennings Reporting: Dark Horizon - India, Pakistan, and the Bomb. He was a producer for the ABC special The Century: America's Time." Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard E. Robbins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.