Written, Produced, and Directed by
Callie T. Wiser
Director of Photography
Original Music by
Saunder Jurriaans and Daniel Bensi
Additional Directing by
Production Sound Mixers
John D. Gooch
Mario L. Cardenas
Steven M. Guercio
Aaron D. Nee
Alisa Placas Frutman
Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E
Sound EFX Editor
Assistant Sound Editor
Mulberry Studio, Inc.
Helen KC Young
Archival Materials Courtesy of
Archival Photographs of Amish teens and other teenagers:
Robin Bowman/Contact Press Images from her book "It's Complicated: The American Teenager" (Umbrage, 2007)
Bethel Baptist Church, Savannah, OH
Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, MA
Cranston’s Christmas Tree Farm, Ashfield, MA
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Mission to Amish People, Savannah, OH
Tampa International Airport
United Christian School, Nappanee, IN
Wholesale Motorcars, Lexington, OH
The many Amish who spent time with us
Donald B. Kraybill
Steven M. Nolt
Post Production Supervisor
Special Projects Assistant
Contracts & Rights Manager
Marketing Account Manager
A Five O'Clock Films production for American Experience.
American Experience is a production of WGBH, which is solely responsible for its content.
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.