For TR, The Story of Theodore Roosevelt

Produced by
DAVID GRUBIN

Written by
DAVID GRUBIN & GEOFFREY C. WARD

Coordinating Producer
ALLYSON LUCHAK

Edited by
GEOF BARTZ

Edited by
HOWARD SHARP

Music by
MICHAEL BACON

Narrated by
JASON ROBARDS

Associate Producer
MARY RECINE

Cinematography
JAMES CALLANAN
WILLIAM B. McCULLOUGH
ROGER PHENIX

Sound Recording
ROGER PHENIX

Research Associate
AMANDA POLLAK

Additional Cinematography
ALEX ZAKRZEWSKI
DAVID GRUBIN

Senior Assistant Editor
DIANE BUTLER

Film Research
THAXTON GREEN STUDIOS
TODD P. BURGER 
SUSAN NICKERSON

Photo Research
DIANE HAMILTON

Art Direction
MICHAEL SHAW

Assistant Camera
WILLIAM REXER
ROB FEATHERSTONE 
PAUL REUTER 
DON GRISSOM

Gaffers
NICHOLAS CUPKOVIC
GILL McDOWELL,
MICHAEL STILLER

Key Grips
W.L. JACKSON,
JONATHAN NICHOLS

Props/FX
GEORGE APOSTOL,
GRAYDON PIHLAJA

Best Boys
NEIL CHRISTIE,
TOM TRUITT

Grips
FRANK VIGILANTE,
FRANCIS CATALANO

Post Production Researcher
ROSIE VANEK

Second Assistant Editor
AMINA MEGALLI

Set Decoration
JANINE MICHELLE

Art Assistant
SHAWN CAROLL

Production Assistants
ROB CARSON
ZACHARY LEVY,
BILL NYE

Additional Photo Research
CHERYL GALL

Editing Intern
RIAD DEEB

Re-recording Mixer
KEN HAHN, SYNC SOUND

Photo-Animation
RALPH PITRE, BROADWAY VIDEO

On-line Editor
DALE BOYCE, BROADWAY VIDEO

Colorist
JAMES DALGLISH, DUART VIDEO

Sound Design
TONY SLOCUM
JOHN BOWEN 
DAVID JAUNAI

Score Preparation by
PAULA KIMPER

Special Thanks to:
Beech Hill Stables
The Black Hills Central Railroad
Wallace Finley Dailey
John Gable, Theodore Roosevelt Association
Charles Markis
Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace, NHS
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sagamore Hill NHS

Archival Film Sources:
Archive Films, Inc.
Energy Film Library
Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
Hot Shots & Cool Cuts, Inc.
John E. Allen, Inc.
UCLA Film and Television Archive

Archival Film Courtesy of:
Library of Congress
Museum of Modern Art
National Archives Archival Photo Sources
American Museum of National History
The Bettmann Archive
Brown Brothers Culver Pictures, Inc.
George Eastman House
Ewing Galloway
Harvard University Archives
Museum of the City of New York
Alice Roosevelt Longworth Private Collection
Joanna T. Steichen
White House Historical Association

Archival Photos Courtesy of:
FDR Library
Grand Canyon National Park
Library of Congress
National Archives
New York Public Library
New York State Library
Theodore Roosevelt Association
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library
Sagamore Hill NHS
State Historical Society of North Dakota
The White House

Archival Audio Sources:
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 
National Park Service/Edison NHS

Rights Clearance
ABIGAIL KENDE/Tele Cinema, Inc.

Production Secretary
JONATHAN DAITCH

Controller
STACY PUCILLO

Proposal Consultant
STEPHEN LYONS

Advisers
JOHN MORTON BLUM
ALAN BRINKLEY
JOHN MILTON COOPER
LEWIS GOULD
WILLIAM HARBAUGH
WALTER LaFEBER
DAVID McCULLOUGH
JEAN STROUSE

Production Executive
MIDGE WOOLSEY

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

A David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

© 1996 WGBH Educational Foundation and David Grubin Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is a production of WGBH/Boston.

Major funding for this series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers. Corporate funding is provided by Scotts/Miracle-Gro.

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