Michelle Ferrari & A. Brad Schwartz
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Recreations Directed by
Melissa S. Martin
Director of Photography
Hair & Make-Up
Best Boy Lighting
Best Boy Electric
Ismael “Smiley” Levia
Vicky Boone Casting
Aaron D. Nee
Alisa Placas Frutman
Post-Production Sound Services
C.A. Sound, Inc.
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E.
Sound EFX Editor
Foley Recordist/Foley Editor
P. Andrew Willis
John Kusiak - Keyboards
P. Andrew Willis - Synthesizer
Robert Jaret - Synthesizer
Beth Cohen – Violin & Viola
Richard Ranti – Bassoon
From Patriot’s Day
Richard Sebring – French Horn
Bill Novick - Clarinet
Steven Emory - Trumpet
Jill Dreeben - Flute
The radio play War of The Worlds was written by Howard Koch
Excerpts from The Invasion From Mars by Hadley Cantril © 1940 Used by permission from Princeton University Press
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Chris Welles Feder Collection, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan
Richard Wilson Collection, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan
Lauren Amundson, Lowell Observatory
Mary Louise Bill
Commodore Perry Estate
MPS Studios /Meredith Stephens
Shawn Purcell, Senior Librarian, New York State Library
Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut
In memory of Rodger Nordblom, whose passion brought history to life.
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The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.