Ronald H. Blumer
Director of Photography
Archival Footage Research
Jean De Segonzac
John D. Fuller
Alan Brinkley, Historian
William K. Klingaman, Author, 1929, The Year of the Great Crash
Archival Material Courtesy of
AIMS Media, Inc.
Film Audio Services
Fred Foss Collections
John E. Allen
Laurie Kahn Leavitt/Dan F. Kahn
National Archives Trust Fund Board
The National Geographic Society
National Public Archives of Canada
Oregon Historical Society Film Archives
Petrified Films, Inc.
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Universal Studios Licensing LLLP
The University of South Carolina Newsfilm Library
Photographs Courtesy of
Babson College Archives
Carnegie Hall Archives
Charles E. Mitchell Family
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Associate Producer, Web
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
A MIDDLEMARCH FILMS Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.