Written and Produced by
Director of Photography
Music Composed by
Rena C. Kosersky
Assistant Sound Editor
Ron J. Griffith
Home Movie Restoration
Robert P. Brodsky
Archival Footage and Photographs
Adams Museum and House
John E. Allen, Inc.
AP/Wide World Photos
Lincoln Borglum Collection
Borglum Historical Center
Brown & Dawson
Brown Brothers, Sterling, PA
The Chicago and North Western Historical Society
Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University
Fox Movietonews, Inc.
Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
Historic Film Archive
Paul Horsted, Dakota Photographic
Georgia Leach Collection
Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Library of Congress
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
National Park Service
The Rodin Museum, Philadelphia: Gift of Jules E. Mastbaum
Publishers Photo Service
Rise Photo Sekani, Inc.
South Dakota Historical Society - State Archives
Streamline Stock Footage
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Nick and Carolyn Clifford
Leroy and Cathie Draine
Michael and Marnie Gould
Pamela E. Goldstein, Public Information Office, City of Newark, Mayor
Division of Parks and Grounds, Division of Neighborhood and
Recreational Services, City of Newark
Irene Handren Seals
Rex Alan Smith and Wanda Smith
South Dakota Film Office
Special Collections, I.D. Weeks Library, The University of South Dakota
Dr. and Mrs. Karl Wegner
Very Special Thanks
Jim Popovich, Mike Pflaum, Bruce Weisman, and the staff at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT, for permission to film Gutzon Borglum's "I Have Piped unto Ye and Ye Have not Danced," "Martyr," and "Centaur"
The Borglum Family, especially Robin Carter, Mary Ellis Vhay, and James Borglum
For AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
Post Production Supervisor
Special Projects Assistant
Marketing Account Manager
A Hidden Hill Productions, Inc. film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
WGBH Educational Foundation
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President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.