For 1964

Produced by
Amanda Pollak

Edited by
George O’Donnell
Amy Foote

Narrated by
Oliver Platt

Written and Directed by
Stephen Ives

Based in Part on the Book
The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by Jon Margolis

Associate Producer
Nina Krstic

Original Music by
Peter Rundquist

Post-Production Supervisor/First Assistant Editor
Jenna Hill

Director of Photography
Andrew Young

Margaret Metzger

Sound Recording
John Zecca
Mark Mandler

Production Associates
Andrew Hanold
Connie Honeycutt
Kathryn Lindsay

Production Controller
Andrew Hall

Assistant Camera
Kyle Kelley

Second Assistant Editors
Kelly Kendrick
Steffen Niemann
Zishun Ning

Additional Research by
Jonathan Gottfried
Emily Harrold

Scenic Design
Christopher Nowak

Production Assistants
Harrison Asen
Krystle Ciro
Graham Hayward
Nina Hessell
Stephanie Jackson
Grace Lilly
Paul Mounsey
Emma Pelman
Alison Read
April Schroöer
Grace Sin
Jenny Zeng

Sound Design
Ira Spiegel

Dialogue Editor
Marlena Grzaslewicz

Additional Dialogue Editing
Matt Rigby

Online Editor
Jenna Hill

Archival Graphics
Jenna Hill
Anthony Rhoads

Post-Production Facilities
Du-Art Film and Video
Frame:Runner, Inc.

Rerecording Mixer
Matt Gundy

Jane Tolmachyov

Post Production Project Manager
Tim Werenko

Narration Recording

Jon Margolis

Proposal Development
Laura Wiessen

Archival Materials Courtesy of
1978 Matt Herron/Take Stock
ABCNEWS VideoSource
Air National Guard
AP Archive
Associated Press
The Bancroft Library
Barton Silverman
Cronkite (Walter) Papers, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos
Budget Films Stock Footage
Carson Entertainment Group
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
F.I.L.M. Archives, Inc.
George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
G. William Jones Film and Video Collection at SMU
Getty Images
Herbert Randall
Highlander Center
Historic Films Archive, LLC
Hodding Carter III
ITN Source
Jann Wenner
LBJ Presidential Library
Library of Congress
National Archives
NBC Universal Archives
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California
Oddball Film + Video
Phyllis Schlafly
Producers Library Service Inc.
Ronald L. Enfield
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Senator Barry M. Goldwater Papers, Arizona State University Libraries
Southwest Film Archives
Stephanie Coontz
Steve Schapiro
Streamline Films, Inc.
T3 Media
Ted Polumbaum/Newseum collection
Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos
Tom Kuykendall /Free Speech Movement Archives
UCLA Film & Television Archive
McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi
William Klein / ARTE France
Wisconsin Historical Society
Zane Kesey

Special Thanks
Ray Arsenault
Christopher Banks
Francis Bator
Alex Cherian
Robert Cohen
Ron Delsener
Molly Haskell
Jigsaw Productions
Mark Kitchell
Fredrik Logevall
George Lois
Gustav Peebles
Anne Symmes
Gay Talese
Bruce Watson

For American Experience

Post Production Supervisor
Vanessa Ezersky

Glenn Fukushima

Web Producer
Molly Jacobs

Special Projects Assistant
Katharine Duffy

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Contracts & Rights Manager
Susana Fernandes

Production Coordinator
Lauren Noyes

Production Secretary
Julianna Newmeyer

Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Scott Kardel

Marketing Account Manager
Chika Offurum

Mary Lugo
Cara White

Post Production
Michael H. Amundson
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Joel Goodman

Series Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

An Insignia Films production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

American Experience is a production of WGBH, which is solely responsible for its content.

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WGBH Educational Foundation
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Whether in politics or popular culture, civil liberty or civil rights, 1964 saw a lot of change. What event or set of events do you think had the biggest impact on the year, on American society, or on America as we know it today? Share your story.