Stephen Ives Eve Morgenstern
John J. Dowdell III
Back Pocket Studios
Senior Creative Consultant
Laura Hillenbrand, Author, Seabiscuit: An American Legend
John E. Allen
Jane Babcock, George Akins, and The Mendocino County Museum
Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
MacDonald and Associates
UCLA Film & Television Archive
“Black Stallion” Courtesy of MGM Clip and Still Licensing
AP Wide World Photos
Del Mar Turf Club
Harry Ransom Research Center
Col. Michael Howard Family Collection
Library of Congress
San Diego Historical Society
Santa Anita Park
University of Southern California, Special Collections
Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder and Steiner
Silver, Laski and Weisel
“I Ain’t Got Nobody”
Written by Spencer Williams, Roger Graham
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Jasmine Records
“I’ve Got A Pocket Full Of Dreams”
Written by John Burke, James Monaco
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Warner Chappell, Jasmine Records
“Puttin’ on The Ritz”
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Fred Astaire
Courtesy of Williamson Music, Bright Ventures Inc.
Written by Pierce Pettis
Performed by Edward Wright
Courtesy of Let's-Have-Lunch Music Publishing, Edward Wright
Other Music Provided by
APM Music Library
The Jockey's Guild
NBC Radio Programs Courtesy of NBC Studios
Insignia Films Directors
Daniel C. Esty
David O. Ives
John T. Sughrue
Robert A. Wilson
Col. Michael C. Howard
National Museum of Racing And Hall of Fame
Mary Jo Pons, Country Life Farm
Alton Christianson, Edgeworx
Robert Manfuso, Chanceland Farm
Lee Ann Platner
Chuck Sterniolo and the Derby Restaurant
Santa Anita Racetrack
Felicitas S. Thorne, Jim Alexander, Thornedale Farm
Associate Producer, Web
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
An Insignia Films, Inc. Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is a production of WGBH Boston, which is solely responsible for its content.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.