For: Eleanor Roosevelt

Written and Directed by
Sue Williams

Produced by 
Kathryn Dietz 
Sue Williams

Edited by
Howard Sharp

Narrated by
Alfre Woodard

Music Composed by
Tom Phillips

Senior Creative Consultant
Geoffrey Ward

Executive Producer
Judith Vecchione

Associate Producer
Hilary Klotz

Camera
Bestor Cram
William Turnley
James Callanan
Joel Shapiro

Sound
David Girard
Robert Silverthorne

Film Research
Hilary Klotz
Polly Pettit

Stills Research
Nicholas Chin

Consultants
Joyce Antler
Allida Black
Joan Hoff
William Leuchtenburg
Shulamit Reinharz
John Sears
Susan Ware

Production Assistants
Ivana Damjanov
Krista Haimovitch
Samantha Head
Laska Jimsen

Photo Animation
Ralph Pitre

Colorist
Bill Stokes

Additional Camera
Michael Anderson
Brian Dowley
Simon Fanthorpe
Bruce Johnson
Tom Magierski
Jim Morrissette
Richard Numeroff

Additional Sound
Franck Batelli
Frank Coakley
Jim Fetterly
Judy Karp
Greg Molesworth
Eddie O'Connor
John Osborne
Alan Pierce

Assistant Camera
Troy Thompson
Perry Hallinan
Todd Liebler

Gaffers
Miguelangel Aponte
Murdoch Campbell
Gary Haspel
Joe Matina

Grips
Marc Cato
Curtis Mattikow

Assistant Editors
Remington Korper
Huie Ling Pei

Sound Editors
Tony Slocombe
Neil Cedar

Re-recording Engineers
Grant Maxwell
Curtis Drake

On-line Editor
John Fordham

Music Mix Engineer
R. Berred Ouellette

Special Thanks
Shirley Anderson
Jane Beal
Karen Burtis
Susan Clampitt
Blanche Cook
Judy Crichton
Natalie Daily
Patricia Dwyer
Robert Engel
Victoria Flexner
Nancy Hirshtrit
Deanna Hornyak
Johanna Kovitz
Trude Lash
James Elliot Lindsley
Peter Lohmas
Charles Markis
Julie Mason
Betty Ann Morris
Bruce Naramore
National Park Service
New York State Office of Parks,
Recreation & Historic Preservation
Mark Renovitch
Josie Robertson
Roosevelt Institute
Salmagundi Club
Scott Sobel
Ed Sullivan Show,
courtesy of Sofa Entertainment
Judith Wittenburg

Fiscal Sponsor
Filmmakers Collaborative

Additional funding provided by
Albert Kunstadter Family Foundation
New York Council for the Humanities
Stewart R. Mott Charitable Trust
Andrew Wolff
Harburg Foundation
Louise Noun

Archive film courtesy of 
John E. Allen, Inc.
Archive Films, Inc.
Arthurdale Heritage, Inc.
CBS Driftwood Productions, Inc.
Grinberg Worldwide Images, Inc.
Hotshots / Coolcuts, Inc.
Image Bank 
ITN 
Fred MacDonald Associates 
National Park Service 
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
National Historic Site, Washington D.C.
National Archives and Records Administration 
NBC News Archives 
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library 
Library of Congress 
Sextant, Inc. 
Scott Sobel Entertainment 
Films from the Marion Dickerman Collection, courtesy of Mary Belle Starr 
Ed Sullivan Show courtesy of Sofa Entertainment 
Department of Public Information, United Nations 
UCLA Film and Television Archive 
Film Library - University of South Carolina 
West Virginia State Archives 
WNET / WQED 
WPA Film Library

Archive photos courtesy of
Adelson Galleries
Archive Photo
Associated Press Wideworld
Mrs. Vincent Astor
Bethune Museum
Biltmore Estate
Black Star Photos
Brown Brothers
Chicago Historical Society
Chicago Sun Times
Children's Aid Society
Clarion Ledger
Corbis Images
Culver Pictures
Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation
FBI Archives
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Globe Photos
Greensboro Watchman
Henry Street Settlement
Johnson and Johnson Publishing
J. Walter Thompson Archive, Duke University
Kelly Gallery
Kheel Center for Labor Management, Cornell University
Knickerbocker Club Archive
Trude Lash
Library of Congress
James Elliot Lindsley
McCall's Magazine
Magnum Photos: Wayne Miller / Cornell Capa
Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Museum of the City of New York, Riis Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museums at Stony Brook
National Archives and Records Administration
New York Daily News
New York Historical Society
New Yorker Collection: Robert Day, cartoonbank.com
New York Post
New York Public Library
New York Times
New Yorker Magazine
Pach Brothers
Redbook Magazine, Hearst Publications
Roosevelt / Vanderbilt National Historic Site
Sylvia Salmi
Saturday Evening Post
Eleanor Seagraves
Simmons Company
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Joanna T. Steichen
Stockmontage, Inc.
Tennessee State Library and Archive
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library
Athan Theoharis
Time-Life Magazines
Todhunter School
United Nations
University Settlement House
Vail Brothers
Vogue Magazine
Wadsworth Atheneum
Washington Post
Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
West Virginia and Regional History Collection,
West Virginia University
Wilderstein Preservation, Inc.

Additional Music
Anything Goes
Cole Porter
Courtesy of ASV, Ltd., Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP)

What Is This Thing Called Love
Cole Porter 
Courtesy of ASV, Ltd., Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP)

I'm in Love Again
Cole Porter 
Courtesy of ASV, Ltd., Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP)

Always 
Irving Berlin
Courtesy of ASV, Ltd., Irving Berlin Music Company

Flower Dance from Naila (La Source) 
Performed by Paris Salon Orchestra
Leo Delibes
Courtesy of BMG Special Products

Chil-Chat (Babillage)
Ernest Gillet
Courtesy of BMG Special Products, Edition Alphonse Leduc 

When My Man Comes Home 
Buddy Johnson
Universial Publishing Group

Piano Concerto No . 23 in A Major K. 488, Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of BMG Classics

For AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-Line Editors
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Joel Goodman

Web 
Molly Jacobs
Tory Starr

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Legal
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Scott Kardel

Project Administration
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano
Lauren Noyes

Marketing and Publicity
Mary Lugo
Cara White

Project Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

Ambrica Productions, Inc.
And
WGBH Educational Foundation
©2000 All rights reserved

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