CREDITS

FREEDOM RIDERS

WRITTEN, PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY
Stanley Nelson


Based in part on the book:
Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice
By Raymond Arsenault


PRODUCED BY
Laurens Grant


EDITED BY
Lewis Erskine
Aljernon Tunsil


ORIGINAL CONCEPT DEVELOPED BY
Paul Taylor


ORIGINAL MUSIC BY
Tom Phillips


DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Robert Shepard

ARCHIVAL PRODUCER
Lewanne Jones


ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Stacey Holman


MUSIC SUPERVISOR
Rena Kosersky


ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Rick Butler
Stephen Cocklin
Javan J. Cornelius
Stephen Ferrier
Elia Lyssy
Allen Moore
Keith Walker


STEADICAM OPERATORS
Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
Bryan Fowler


1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA
Warren Feldman


2ND ASSISTANT CAMERA
Betty Chow


ASSISTANT CAMERA
Ned Boggan


GAFFERS & GRIPS
Wes Hall
Derek Wells


SOUND RECORDISTS
JT Takagi
Ted Giebel
Jon Oh
Matt Vogel


SOUND DESIGN
Margaret Crimmins
Greg Smith
Dog Bark Sound, Inc.


RE-RECORDING MIXER
Benny Mouthon, C.A.S.


SENIOR CONSULTANT
Raymond Arsenault


ADDITIONAL ARCHIVAL RESEARCH
Carol Bash
Julie Cresswell
Andy Horn
Polly Pettit


COPYRIGHT RESEARCH
Motion Picture Information Service, Elias Savada, Director


GRAPHICS
Alton Christensen
Alisa Placas Frutman
Katherine Marsh


ON-LINE EDITOR
Don Wyllie, FrameRunner, Inc


ASSISTANT ON-LINE EDITOR
Leana Siochi


LOS ANGELES COORDINATING PRODUCER
Arun K. Vir


ALABAMA EVOCATIVE SHOOT COORDINATOR
Samuel Carlos Howard


PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
Art Arreola
Roger Chong
Ellen Davis
JT Davis
Laryssa Emeigh
Clarke Harmon
Danielle King
Nyjia Jones
Stephanie McNight
Jordan Nefouse
Maegan Philmore
Margaret Rorison
Amy Silliman
Davi Silvera
Kara Sullivan
Azsia Tanner


CAMERA CARS PROVIDED BY
Carpenter Camera Cars


SIGNAGE AND GRAPHICS
Frank Ramirez, Signs Now


PRODUCTION INTERNS
Edward Gordon-Berroa
Tyisha Burroughs
Ellen Davis
Pamela Jones
Serita Lachesis
Stephanie L. McNight
Holly Roose
Kahil Bradley Shkymba
Shadae Smith
Timothy Tzeng
Tamara Varner


EXTRAS
Julie Brett
Michael Clark
Prema Cruz
Kerri Duncan
Deundra Goodson
Cornelius Hall
Anthony Hargrove
Kalonji Johnson
Angela Maragh
Raymond Ritchie Jr.
Philipe Preson
Matt Sanderson
Ashlee Smith
Scott Thomas
Sandra Weston
Jennifer Mather Whitney


ARCHIVAL SOURCES/FOOTAGE & STILLS COURTESY OF
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama
Archival Television Audio, Inc.
AP Images
BBC Motion Gallery
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
The Birmingham News
Birmingham Public Library
Corbis
The Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University
Everett Collection
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FILM Archives, Inc.
Footage Farm USA
Getty Images
Tommy Giles Photographic Services
Greyhound Bus Museum
Historic Films Archive, LLC
ITN Source
ITN Source/Reuters
Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
Institut National de l'Audiovisuel
Edward Jones
Kratky Film Praha a.s.
Library of Congress
The Estate of Alan Lomax, Odyssey Productions, Inc.
MacDonald & Associates
George Tames/The New York Times/Redux Pictures
Bob Adelman/Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos
Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos
Elliot Erwitt/Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed/Magnum Photos
Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
Constantine Manos/Magnum Photos
Mississippi Department of Archives and History
National Archives
Nashville Public Library, Special Collections
NBC13HD
NBC News Archives
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Producers Library
Bill Steber
Streamline Films Inc.
The Tennessean
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Westwood One
Gary Thomas Rowe interview -- Jack Willis
The WPA Film Library
WSB Newsfilm Collection, University of Georgia Libraries
WSFA 12 News
James W. Zwerg


SPECIAL THANKS
Alabama Historical Commission
Alabama Film Office
E.L. ‘Lanny’ Crane
DuArt Film & Video
Dion Diamond
Mark Driscoll
Eric Etheridge
John Gartrell
Ken Grove
George Houser
Peyton Jones
Nicholas Katzenbach
Kwame Leo Lillard
J.K. Love
Rev. E. Baxter Morris
Gene Nicolelli
Rev. J. Phillips Noble
Dr. Warner Pinchback
Donna Lawrence Productions
Marvin Rich
Robert Saloscin
Mary Jean Smith
Washington University Libraries Film & Media Archive
Voncille Williams
Deborah Willis


MUSIC

Hallelujah, I’m A Traveling
Composed by Harry Raymond
Published by Stormking Music (BMI)
Performed by Renese King


Ain’t Scared of Nobody
Traditional, Arranged and Led by Amanda Bowens Perdew
and Laura Virginia Davis-Fench
from "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement"
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings


Oh Freedom
Arranged and Produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon
Performed by Rutha Mae Harris, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Charles Neblett
Cordell Reagon, Michelle Lanchester, Yasmeen Betty Williams
Published by Songtalk Publishing Co.(BMI)


We Shall Not Be Moved
Arranged and Performed by The SNCC Freedom Singers:
Bernice Johnson Reagon, Rutha Harris,
Charles Neblett, Cordell Hull Reagon
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises


I'm On My Way
Performed by Barbara Dane
With Kenny Whitson, piano; Wellman Braud, bass; Billy Strange, guitar;
Earl Palmer, drums; Rocco Wilson, conga; Andrews Gospel Sisters
Courtesy of Dreadnaught Music


Don't You Think It's About Time That We All Be Free
Composed and Performed by Mabel Hillary
from "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement"
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings


Tom Devil
Traditional arrangement, Ed Lewis
Performed by Ed Lewis & Prisoners
Global Jukebox Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of the Alan Lomax Archive.


Buses Are A-Coming
Composed and Performed by Bernice Johnson Reagon
Published by Songtalk Publishing Co.(BMI)
Courtesy of Rounder Records


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT FOR FIRELIGHT MEDIA
Loira Limbal

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Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE


POST PRODUCTION
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima
Greg Shea


SERIES DESIGNER
Alison Kennedy


ON-LINE EDITOR
Spencer Gentry


SOUND MIX
John Jenkins


PRODUCTION MANAGER
Nancy Sherman


WEB
Molly Jacobs
Tory Starr


LEGAL
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Maureen Jordan
Scott Kardel


PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano
Lauren Noyes
Patricia Yusah


MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Sean Cleary


PROJECT COORDINATOR
Sara Giustini


PROJECT MANAGER
Lauren Prestileo


SERIES MANAGER
James E. Dunford


COORDINATING PRODUCER
Susan Mottau


SENIOR EDITOR
Paul Taylor


SERIES PRODUCER
Susan Bellows


SENIOR PRODUCER
Sharon Grimberg


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Mark Samels



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