For Truman

Written and Produced by
David Grubin

Senior Producer
Allyson Luchak

Edited by
Geof Bartz
Howard Sharp

Narrated by
Jason Robards

Music by
Michael Bacon

Series Associate Producer
Amanda Pollak

Associate Producers
Lulie Haddad
David Murdock

William B. Mccullough
James Callanan
Roger Phenix

Sound Recording
Roger Phenix

Research Associate 
Susan Grobman

Assistant Editor 
Seth Bomse

Post Production Supervisor
Mary Recine

Fact Verification Researcher
Elana Bluestine

Research Intern
Alma Castillo

Additional Cinematography
Alex Zakrzewski
David Grubin

Additional Sound
Merce Williams

Film Research
David Thaxton 
Nancy Crumley
Deborah Ricketts

Photo Research 
Diane Hamilton
Barbara Magerl
Judy Vannais

Assistant Camera 
Roger Branit
Rob Featherstone
Don Grissom
William Rexer

John Dodgin
Rich Mauro
Bill Thomas

Key Grip 
Patrick Donnelly

John Goroff
Sean Mccague

Production Assistants 
Rob Carson
Betsey Friedman
Lainie Gallers
Claudia Odyniec

Re-Recording Mixer 
Ken Hahn/Sync Sound

Photo Animation 
Frank Ferrigno/Unitel Post 38

On-line Editor 
Dale Boyce/Broadway Video

James Daglish/Duart Video

Sound Design 
Ray Palagy
Michael Ruschak
Tony Slocum

Score Preparation by 
Paula Kimper

Special Thanks to
Harry S. Truman Library
Liz Safly
Pauline Testerman 
Randy Sowell
Michael Campbell Photography
James E. Archer
Piano Disc Supplied By Computer Klavier Works, Inc.
Andrew Noren
Outhouse Orchards
House Radio-Television Gallery
Edward A. Roche

Archive Film Provided by 
John E. Allen, Inc. 
Archive Films
Mitchell Dakelman
Energy Film Library
Grinberg Worldwide Images, Inc.
Hot Shots Cool Cuts, Inc.
The Image Bank 
Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
Ucla Film & Television Archive
University Of South Carolina Film Library 
Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Kansas City
Godfrey Swenson Film Collection
Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. Papers

Archive Film Courtesy of 
National Archives

Archive Photos Provided by 
Ap/Wide World Photos 
Archive Photos 
The Atlanta Journal & The Atlanta Journal Constitution 
Brown Brothers, Sterling Pa
The Chicago Sun-Times
Culver Pictures, Inc.
Frank Driggs Collection 
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library
The Independence Examiner 
Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City Star
Yousuf Karsh/Woodfin Camp & Associates 
The Milwaukee Journal 
Anderson Photo Courtesy Of Dale Monaghen Photography
New York Times Pictures
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Ms. Victoria Singer 
Bradley Smith Photography
Globe-Democrat Collection Of The St. Louis Mercantile Library Association 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
George Tames, Life Magazine C Time Inc.
State Historical Society Of Missouri, Columbia
Harris & Ewing Photos Courtesy Of Stock Montage, Inc. 
Alfred Wagg/Fpg International
Herblock C 1948 In The Washington Post 
Champ And Bennett Champ Clark Papers, 
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Rolla

Archive Photos Courtesy of 
Akron Beacon Journal 
Ms. Elinor Borenstine 
Brooks Photographers
Mr. Stuart Canin
Chicago Tribune Company
Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
Washingtoniana Division, D.C. Public Library
Vernon Galloway
Houston Chronicle Publishing Company 
Jackson County Historical Society 
Mr. Vernon Jarrett
Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library 
The Library Of Congress
Macarthur Memorial Archives
Edwin Marcus
National Archives
National Park Service
Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library
Pratt & Whitney Archives 
Rand Mcnally
The Record, Stockton, Ca
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library 
Abbie Rowe/National Park Service 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Strauss Peyton 
Harry S. Truman Library
Main Library, University Of Illinois At Chicago
U.S. Senate Historical Office 
Time-Life, Inc.
The Washington Post

Young Truman Hands 
Robert Farren

Adult Truman Hands 
Mike Fennelly

Rights Clearance 
Abigail Kende/Tele Cinema, Inc.

Equipment Manager 
Jonathan Daitch

Melissa Palazzo/Art Money Management

Alan Brinkley
Alonzo Hamby 
Walter Lafeber
Nelson Lichtenstein
David Mccullough
Ellen Wolf Schrecker

Script Development
Nick Davis

Production Executives 
Miriam Reinharth
Midge Woolsey

David Grubin Productions, Inc.


Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-Line Editors
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Joel Goodman

Molly Jacobs
Tory Starr

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

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 THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

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