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'Bridging New York' Credits and Underwriters


Produced and Written by
Daniel A. Miller

Series Producers
Kenneth Mandel
Daniel B. Polin

Field Producers
Tom Lucas

Editor
David Hanser

Supervising Editor
Andrew Morreale

Original Music by
T.O. Sterrett

Narrator
Stacy Keach

Director of Photography
Phil Abraham

Additional Photography
Peter Dix
Roger T. Grange, III

Sound
J.C. Schlageter

Assistant Camera
Peter Morello
Chris Patak

Photo Animation
Ralph Pitre

Design/Art Direction
Clive Helfet

Blueprint Animation
Michael Feuer/AnimationAge

Advisor
David Billington

Post-production Supervisor
Libby Kreutz

Assistant Editor
Sean Loughlin

Production Accounting
Amy Meharg
Diane Morgan

Character Voices
Paul Austin
Brad Bellamy
Chris Ceraso
Christopher J. George
Laurence Luckinbill
Peter Maloney
Thomas McHugh
William Salyers

On-line Editor
Harvey Kopel

Re-recording Mixer
Ed Campbell

Film Archives
ABCNews Videosource
Archive Films by Getty Images
CBS News Archives
F. I. L. M. Archives
Historic Films
Hot Shots/Cool Cuts
John E. Allen, Inc.
Library of Congress
MTA Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive
NBC News Archives
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
University of Washington

Photographs Provided by
Margot Ammann Durrer
Francesca Gebhardt
Allan Renz
Blair Birdsall
Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh
Corbis/Bettman - UPI
Culver Pictures
Engineering News Record
Greater Astoria Historical Society
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA
Hulton/Archive by Getty Images
Larry Ammann
Tom Ammann
Library of Congress
MTA Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive
Municipal Archives, NYC Department of Records
Museum of the City of New York
New Jersey State Archives
New York Historical Society
New York Public Library
The New York Times
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Queens Borough Public Library
San Francisco Public Library
Scientific American
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma, WA
Donald Trump

Music
"George Washington Bridge"
by William Schuman
Published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. (BMI)
From American Dreams, Klavier Music Productions, 1993

Special Thanks to
Julie Chlopecki
Nancy Connery
Ensemble Studio Theatre
Ann Eppard
Sante Esposito
Peter Hall
Eddie Mahe
Mindy M. Krazmien

Research and Development Funded by
Associated Equipment Distributors
Canadian Associated Equipment Distributors
Caterpillar, Inc.
CIT Foundation
Construction Industry Manufacturers Association
Deloitte, Haskins & Sells
Morrison Knudsen
The Road Information Program
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

For South Carolina ETV
Polly S. Kosko
Executive in Charge of Production

Charles W. White
National Programming Administration

Elaine T. Freeman
Executive Director
The ETV Endowment of S.C.

A production of Great Projects Film Company, Inc., in association with South Carolina ETV

In Memory Of
Isaac Auerbach
Michael Robinson

Executive Producers
Kenneth Mandel
Daniel B. Polin

© 2002 Great Projects Film Company, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.

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