Written and Produced by
Director of Archival Research
Medallion – PFA Film & Video
The Frame Shop
Original Photography Consultant
Patricia Garcia Rios
Special Thanks to
President and Mrs. Carter
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, National Park Service
The Carter Center
The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum
E. Stanly Godbold
Kenneth E. Morris
Stan Jones, Southwest Georgia Branch Station
Matthew Moy, Westville
Massachusetts Historical Society
Tudor Place Foundation
Woodrow Wilson House
Captain Forbes House
Archival Photographs and Footage
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, National Park Service
ABC News VideoSource
Archive Films by Getty Images
AP/Wide World Photos
Reprinted with permission of The Associated Press
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta History Center
The Boston Globe
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
© 1978, 1979 The Chicago Tribune Company
Clayton Historic Committee
The Columbus Ledger Enquirer
Ray De Tournay Productions
Gerald R. Ford Library
Governor’s Office, State of Georgia
Special Collections Department, Pullen Library, Georgia State University
Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity International
© Yousuf Karsh / Woodfin Camp & Associates
Library of Congress
Los Angeles Times
Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries
NBC News Archives
The New York Times
D. Gorton/The New York Times
© 1976 Newsday, Inc.
© 1976 Newsweek, Inc.
Robert K. Machover
NYK Maritime Museum
Naval Historical Center
NBC News Archives
The Paper of Record
Archival Playboy Magazine material © 1976 by Playboy
Political Communication Center, University of Oklahoma
Charles Rafshoon Photography
Rolin, Inc. d/b/a Stewart Webster Journal
The San Francisco Examiner
Andrei Sakharov Archives at Brandeis
Phil Stewart, Running Times
TIME Magazine © 1977 Time Inc. Reprinted by permission
Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
U.S. Naval Academy Archives
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Annie Mae Vaughan
© 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 The Washington Post. Reprinted with permission.
The Washington Post/James K.W. Atherton
The Washington Post/Harry Naltchayan
WETA Washington D.C.
Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University
WPA Film Library
WSB Television Newsfilm Collection, University of Georgia Libraries Media Archives
Additional Music, Night 1
"All God’s Chillun Got Shoes"
Performed by The Charioteers
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
"Anchors Aweigh" and "Bright Morning Stars Are Rising"
Courtesy of APM
"Happy Days Are Here Again"
By Milt Ager – Jack Yellen
Performed by Ben Silvin & His Orchestra with The Crooners
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Forrest Richard Betts
Performed by The Allman Brothers Band
By arrangement with Unichappel Music Inc. and Forrest Richard Betts
Additional Music, Night 2
"It’s Only A Paper Moon"
Lyrics by Billy Rose and E.Y. Harburg; Music by Harold Arien
Performed by Jeanie Stahl
By arrangement with Unichappel Music Inc.
Dan T. Carter
Kenneth E. Morris
Leo P. Ribuffo
On-Camera Interview Subjects
Peter Bourne, biographer
Douglas Brinkley, biographer
Zbigniew Brzezinsky, national security advisor
Patrick Caddell, pollster
Chip Carter, son
Dan T. Carter, historian
Rosalynn Carter, First Lady
Elizabeth Drew, journalist
Stuart Eizenstat, advisor
John A. Farrell, journalist
Warren Fortson, lawyer
Betty Glad, political scientist
E. Stanly Godbold, historian
Hendrik Hertzberg, speechwriter
Leroy Johnson, Georgia State Senator
Bert Lance, budget director
James Laney, former president, Emory University
Walter F. Mondale, Vice President
Joshua Muraychik, political analyst
Betty Pope, friend
Jody Powell, press secretary
Gerald Rafshoon, media advisor
Dan Rostenkowski, U.S. Congressman
Gaddis Smith, historian
Roger Wilkins, journalist
Andrew Young, United Nations ambassador
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
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