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Test of Courage



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Facilitator's Guide

Facilitator's Guide


About the Guide

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TEST OF COURAGE: THE MAKING OF A FIREFIGHTER was produced by Kyung Sun Yu and Gary Mercer for The Working Group, in association with the Independent Television Service, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. ITVS was created by Congress to "increase the diversity of programs available to public television, and to serve underserved audiences, in particular minorities and children."

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Very special thanks:

Mary Lugo

Straight Line Editorial Development, Inc.

Susi Walsh, ITVS Community Connections Project

Brenda Berkman, New York City Fire Department

George Burke, International Association of Fire Fighters

Carol Chetkovich, Harvard University

Richard Logan, International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters

Fred Simon, Center for Independent Documentary

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