Our People, Our Traditions

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Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner are three celebrated Americans who share not only a Jewish heritage, but also a history of perseverance in the face of withering opposition.

Enjoy a preview of this exciting episode, premiering November 4th at 8PM EST (check local listings).

Episode Credits Print

A Film by Kunhardt McGee Productions
and Inkwell Films
In Association with Ark Media

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Peter W. Kunhardt
Dyllan McGee

Senior Producer
John Maggio

Director/Producer
Phil Bertelsen

End Credits:

SERIES PRODUCERS
Sabin Streeter
Leslie Asako Gladsjo

Written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

EDITOR
Merril Stern

CO-PRODUCERS
Nicole Bozorgmir
Hannah Olson

CONTRIBUTING PRODUCER
Joshua Gleason

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS
Brittany Clemons
Jessica Xanthe Cran
Samantha Gowda
Stephen Robinson

RESEARCHERS
Megg Farrell
Joey Fishman

GENEALOGICAL RESEARCHER
Johni Cerny

DNA CONSULTANT
CeCe Moore

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Elyse Hughes

SUPERVISING PRODUCER
Deborah Clancy Porfido

POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Stephen Altobello

DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Stephen McCarthy
Samuel Russell

ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Gregory Brutus

GAFFER
John Roche

GRIPS
Rich Barbadillo
Jesse Newton
Chris Varga

LIGHTING AND ELECTRIC
Liberty Lighting Ltd.

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Andy Cahill
Brian Oakes

ANIMATION
Andy Cahill
Will Rahilly
James Holland

ONLINE EDITOR
Chris Connolly

ASSISTANT EDITORS
Todd Goings
Julian Cornwell
Mike Pickett
Edward Wardrip

Original Score by Michael Bacon

SOUND RECORDIST
Buck May

VO ENGINEERS
Charles Esposito
Kevin McLaughlin

SOUND RE-RECORDING
Richard Fairbanks

SOUND EDITING
Kevin Peters

FOLEY ARTIST
Brian Vancho

MEDIA MANAGER
Gregory Brutus

BUSINESS MANAGER
Stef Gordon

IT SUPPORT
Ben Meadors

INTERNS
Mischa Aletta
Tianyuan He
Nicole Philip
Antoine Rouet
Skyler Weinstein
Rebecca Welsh

ARCHIVES

AFP / Getty Images
AP Images for American Jewish Historical Society
Archival Film and/or Video Materials from the Collections of the Library Of Congress
Associated Press
Brenda Bachrack
Bundesarchiv
BuzzFoto / FilmMagic / Getty Images
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
Corbis Images
Culver Pictures
David Rumsey Map Collection
Ann Dershowitz
Zecharia Dor-Shav
eFootage
The Family of Alan Dershowitz
The Family of Carole King
The Family of Tony Kushner
FilmMagic / Getty Images
Robert Garber
Getty Images
The Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
The Jacob Radar Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jewish Museum London
Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

ARCHIVES
Elissa Kline
Lesley Kushner
Roland J. Kushner
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
Jim McCrary
Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images
Stephanie Mitchell / Harvard Public Affairs & Communications
The New York Public Library
Photofest
Picture History
Popperfoto / Getty Images
Print Collector / Getty Images
Redferns / Getty Images
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images
Ullstein – Archiv Gerstenberg / The Granger Collection
United States Holocaust
US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Memorial Museum
WireImage / Getty Images
WireImage Video / Getty Images
Yad Vashem Photo Archive
The Yivo Institute for Jewish Research

LOCATIONS
Alger House
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Private Residence of Brenda Bachrack
Sear Sound New York, NY
Temple Beth El Young Israel
Temple Sinai
Tisch School of the Arts at New York University; Art Design/Stage – “Richard III”, presented by Graduate Acting and Design for Stage and Film; Set Design: You-Shin Chen

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH
Kirill Chashchin
Jonathan Deiss
Alex Denisenko
Anna Denysenko
Stanley Diamond
Alexander Dunai
Yuri Dorn, Jewish Heritage Research Group in Belarus
Tomasz Jankowski
Andy Lobashevsky
Grazyna Rychlik, Guiding and Genealogy Services Poland
Nick Sheedy
Marian Smith
William G. Wright

TRANSCRIPTION
CLK Transcription, Inc.

TELEPROMPTER
Kelly Cronin

GENETIC TESTING PROVIDED BY
23andMe
African Ancestry
Family Tree DNA

SPECIAL THANKS

Janet Alcala
Joyce Alden
Janet Allured
Dr. David Altshuler
Bennett Ashley
Professor Lawrence Bobo
Elizabeth Bottman
Kasia Bryc
Angie Bush
Dr. Carlos Bustamante
Agne Bagdziunaite
Vincent Cannato
Janet Crayne
Janine Cloud
Nachum Dershowitz
Dr. Lauren Dickerman
Edriss Elghannaz
Julie Eugley
Hanna Gafni
Rob Garber
Ann Gay
Amy Gosdanian
Bennett Greenspan
Sheila Ford Hamp
Steven K. Hamp

SPECIAL THANKS
Boni Joi Koelliker
Lesley Kushner
Roland Kushner
Happy Limo
Morgan Hawthorne
Bernard Hicks
Theresa Houck
Glenn and Debbie Hutchins
Richard and Lynn Jones
Chris Kennedy
Sherry Goffin Kondor
Elise Kordis
Sharlene Kranz
David Lambert
Sam Lau
Rodney Laughton
David Lemmer
Earl Lewis
James Lick
Milton Loyer
Paul Lucas
Diane McCarthy
Dr. Doug McDonald
Barbara McIntyre
Eli Miller

SPECIAL THANKS
Fruma Mohrer
Marcyliena Morgan
Chuck Morrison
Joanna Mountain
Carole Myers
Monique Nelson
Nu-Image Barbershop
Marc Perry
Shelley K. Pollero
Antony Polonsky
David P. Rosenberg
Alex Rozenberg
Martyna Sabała
Shirley Schacter
Brian Siberell
Anne Sherman
Lyudmila Sholokhova
Steve Simmons
Janice Stucky
Pati Threatt
Marial Iglesias Utset
Paul Woodbury
Piotr Wrobel
Daniel Unowsky

HENRY LOUIS GATES’S WARDROBE
Maurice Sedwell
Bespoke Tailors
Savile Row, London

HENRY LOUIS GATES’S WARDROBE
The Andover Shop
Charles Davidson
Andrew Ramroop

FOR KUNHARDT MCGEE

CO-PRODUCERS
George T. Kunhardt
Teddy Kunhardt

SENIOR RESEARCHER
Jill Cowan

BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Mary Farley

GENERAL COUNSEL
Drew Patrick

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
William Ventura

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Matthew Goldman

FOR THIRTEEN

COORDINATING PRODUCER
Stephanie Carter

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Benjamin Phelps

EDITOR
Michael Weingrad

ADDITIONAL AUDIO
Jon Berman
Josh Broome

BUDGET CONTROLLERS
Susan Bartelt
Joy Sims

LEGAL
Odell Nails

PUBLICITY
Lindsey Bernstein
Harry Forbes
Kellie Specter-Castruita
Donna Williams
Sunshine Sachs

FOR WNET

DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING OPERATIONS
Jane Buckwalter

EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE
Stephen Segaller

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Julie Anderson

This program is a production of Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and THIRTEEN Productions LLC in association with Ark Media and WNET which are solely responsible for its content.

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