Written, Produced and Directed by
Second Unit Photography
Archival Research Supervisor
Principal Archival Research
Ceceile Kay Richter
Supervising Sound Editor – Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E.
Sound EFX Editors
Title Design and Compositing
Bono Film & Video, INC.
Brodsky & Treadway
Monaco Labs, INC.
Ben Feldman, Esq.
Beigelman, Feiner & Feldman Associates, P.C.
Graphics and Effects Design
Head of Production
Director of Animation
Tape to Film Transfer
Alpha Cine Labs, Seattle
Digital Film Services
Sr. Color Timer
Digital Film Producer
Archival Sources / Footage Courtesy of
ABC NEWS VideoSource
BBC Motion Gallery
Carson Entertainment Group
Chase Studios Inc.
Footage Farm, USA
General Motors Corp./GM Media Archives
Indiana State University
Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
KCRA TV Film Collection, Sacramento Archives & Museum Collection Center
Library of Congress
J. Fred MacDonald & Associates
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NASA Johnson Space Center / National Aeronautics & Space Administration
National Geographic Digital Motion
NBC News Archives
Richard M. Nixon Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library
Oddball Film + Video
Ronald Reagan Foundation
Ronald Reagan Library
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco State University, KPIX & KQED
Russell "Rusty" Schweickart
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines
Transit Gloria Mundi
"Trinity & Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie" / Atomcentral.com
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Kansas Collection, Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
University of Louisville, Walton Jones Studio Collection
University of Maryland
Star Collection, DC Public Library, Washington Post
William J. Clinton Library
Wisconsin Historical Society
Ronald E. Grim
Jeff and Rachel Hohensee
Nancy M. Johnston
Robert Kahn, Ed.D.
"Where Do The Children Play"
Written by Yusuf Islam
Performed by Cat Stevens
Used by permission of EMI and April Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Distribution Advisory Services
For my sons Luc and Caleb
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
Exclusive Corporate Sponsorship for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE by
Major Funding Provided by
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Theatrical distribution support provided by
Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham on behalf of protecting the environment.
WGBH Educational Foundation and Robert Stone Productions, LLC
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.