Global Connections Liberia
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Site Credits

Executive Producer
Howard Cutler

Sharon Broder

Nancee Oku Bright, Senior Content Producer
Anjali Mitter Duva, Content Producer
Cyrisse Jaffee, Editorial Consultant
Sonja Latimore, Content Producer
Mary Turck, Writer
Julie Wolf, Editorial Content Manager

Content Advisors
Elwood Dunn
Professor of Political Science
University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.

Womi Edith Neal
District of Columbia Public Schools

Jean-Philippe Boucicaut

Additional Content
Interview with Nancee Oku Bright and Lisa Mullins
Courtesy of The World

Interview with Nancee Oku Bright and Kojo Nnamdi
Courtesy of The Kojo Nnamdi Show from WAMU

Interview with Nancee Oku Bright and
Courtesy of

Map courtesy of Dr. William B. Kory
Geography Department
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Constructed by Joe Sernell, geography student

Kit Buckley
Jamie Biggar
Peter Pinch, Technical Advisor
Jon Alper, Technical Advisor

Jay Harlow
Kim Ducharme

Transcript Design
Gaye Korbet, Senior Designer
Cara Joslin, Associate Designer

WGBH Interactive
Ron LaRussa, Director
Ray Joyce, Associate Director
Walter Gadecki, Business Manager
Jim Barton, Unit Manager
Lynn Clark, Scheduling Manager
Maggie Cahill-Morasco, Confidential Secretary

Senior Executive

Brigid Sullivan, Vice President, Children's, Educational and Interactive Programming, and Media Access

Nike Okediji, Legal Counsel
Scott Porter, Paralegal

National Productions -- World Stories
Zvi Dor-Ner, Executive Producer
Fay Sutherland, Coordinating Producer

Special Thanks
Mary Halnon, PBS Online
Gurmeet Sandhu-Keaveny

Image Credits

The pattern of blue and white alternating checks are from a cotton furnishing fabric of the Vai people of Liberia.
Courtesy of National Museum of African Art

Home page images, from left to right:

Liberian president Samuel K. Doe meets with Ronald Reagan.
Getty Images/Hulton Archive

President William V.S. Tubman
Courtesy of Independent Television News Ltd.

Image of a ship superimposed against a map of Africa
Courtesy of WGBH Archives

The Lone Star, the flag of Liberia
Courtesy of Ton Vriens, Grain Coast Productions

People crossing the Providence Island Bridge
Courtesy of Ton Vriens, Grain Coast Productions

Human remains from a massacre in a rural village during Liberia's civil war
Courtesy of Lasse Berg

Clay Ashland scenery, rural Liberia
Courtesy of Ton Vriens, Grain Coast Productions

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