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Episode 2: Technology of Freedom

The second program turns to the work of "compassionate capitalists," who have created self-sustaining businesses to maximize human benefit, not profit. These include Martin Fisher and Nick Moon, the founders of ApproTEC, who invented an economical water pump that gives Africa's subsistence farmers a chance to make a living, and Fabio Rosa, a modern Brazilian cowboy who battles government monopolies to bring electricity to remote regions in his country. In this program the series also returns to India to meet Govindapa Vin Kataswami — better known as Dr. V — who, working with social entrepreneur David Green, has applied the latest industrial techniques to make sight-saving surgery available for the poor. "Our goal was not to see how much money we could earn and have a big comfortable house and a big car," says Dr. V. "The goal was to see how many people we could help. The more money we earn the more people we could help."

Film Credits

DR. V & DAVID GREEN

  • PRODUCER: Carl Byker
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER: Mitch Wilson
  • EDITOR: Isaac Mizrahi
  • CO-PRODUCER: Karin Stellwagen
  • INDIA PRODUCER: Girish Thakur
  • SOUND: Rajendra Hedge
  • SPECIAL THANKS: Pavithra Krishna Dr. Aravind Srinivasan

NICK MOON & MARTIN FISHER

  • PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Charles C. Stuart
  • CAMERA/VIDEOGRAPHER: Hossam Aboul-Magd
  • EDITOR: Sid Levin
  • SOUND: Hassan Ali
  • PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Melissa Anthony, Phebe Rand, Joe Sousa
  • SPECIAL THANKS: Sam Dhillon, William Mudoga

F└BIO ROSA

  • PRODUCER: Carl Byker
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER: Mitch Wilson
  • EDITOR: Glen Fukushima
  • ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: Rodrigo Quadros, Karin Stellwagen
  • SOUND: Jack Combs
  • SPECIAL THANKS: David Bornstein

Series Credits

HOST

Robert Redford

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

David Davis

SERIES PRODUCERS

Mike Malone

Bob Grove

MUSIC COMPOSED AND CONDUCTED BY

Christopher Hedge
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MUSICAL GUESTS

Paul Horn - Flutes

Titos Sompa - African Instruments

OPB National Production

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS

Kami Horton

Kelly Davis

AUDIO POST PRODUCTION

Digital One

BUSINESS AFFAIRS

Susan Smith

DESCRIPTIVE VIDEO

Victoria Morgan

GRAPHICS

Sandy Engel

Marshall Arts Motion Graphics

LEGAL SERVICES

Kristin Ingram

NATIONAL PROMOTION

Selena Lauterer

Nimmi Singh

Kim Helton

ONLINE EDITOR

Bruce Barrow

POST PRODUCTION

Howard Beckerman

PRODUCTION SERVICES

Milt Ritter

PRODUCTION AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Cheri Arbini

Susan Boyd

SR. DIRECTOR, NATIONAL PRODUCTION

John Booth

SPECIAL THANKS

Skywalker Ranch

SPECIAL THANKS

The Flora Family Foundation

EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION

Jack Galmiche