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PROGRAM CREDITS SITE CREDITS
NOVEL REFLECTIONS: THE AMERICAN DREAM

Written and Directed by
Michael Epstein

Narrated by
Patricia Clarkson

Produced by
Julie Sacks
Michael Epstein

Edited by
Kris Liem

Associate Producers
Kathryn Lord
Elizabeth McNeil

Camera
Michael Chin
Buddy Squires
Terry Hopkins
Tony Hardmon

Composer
Joel Goodman

Visual Effects
Tim D'Amico

Still Photography
Joseph Luppino
Robin Langsdorf

Production Designer
Kennon Rothchild

Costume Designer
Jess Goldstein
Jenny Fulton

Casting by
Deborah Brown

Additional Editing
Ed Barteski

Online Editor
Gary VandenBergh

Sound Editor
Deborah Wallach

Sound Mixer
Ed Campbell

Additional Computer Graphics
Elizabeth McNeil
Eric Epstein

Sound
Juan Rodriguez
Merce Williams
Steve Bores

Key Hair
Michele Rutter

Art Director
Matthew Anderson

Additional Camera
Jeffrey Baker
Allen Moore

Locations
Moe Bardach
Steve Carroll

Production Coordinator
Elgin Smith

Assistant Camera
Jan Burgess
David Ruth
Anthony Savini
Dick Williams

Assistant to Photographer
Joe DeSciose
Alex Webb

Assistant Costume Designers
Jenny Fulton
Lora Dole
Christine McDowell
Lea Umberger

Make-Up
Kristen Paynter
David Lawrence

Assistant Hair & Make-up
Amy Tagliamonti
Daniel Walker

Research
April DiComo
Rachel Newton
Joanna Rudnick
Elgin Smith
Caleb Medders

Gaffer
Phil Dixon

Best Boy
Lou Massa

Electric
Quarry Bastfield

Grip
Danh T. Nguyen

Storyboards
John Sicoransa

Assistant Editors
Paul Docherty
Jamal El-Amin
Laura McKellar
Algernon Tunsil

SISTER CARRIE
Read by Victor Garber

Carrie Meeber : Jen Drohan
Drouet : Rik Walter
Hurstwood : Hayden Adams


THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
Read by Julianna Margulies

Lily Bart : Daniela Piazza
Gus Trenor : Terry Greiss
Percy Gryce : Douglas Dickerman
Selden : Mark H. Dold


THE GREAT GATSBY
Read by Tom Hammond

Jay Gatsby : Christopher Randolph
Nick Carraway : Ross Gibby
Daisy Buchanan : Tricia Paoluccio
Tom Buchanan : Tom Hammond
Jordan Baker : Jennifer Don
Gatsby's father : John Gibbons

Partygoers:

David Barlow
Amy de Lucia
Stina Nielsen
Matt Opatrny
Kelly Overton
Oliver Wadsworth


THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Read by Keith Carradine

Ma Joad : Nicole Potter
Pa Joad : Ed Hyland
Tom Joad : Michael Dempsey
Rose of Sharon : Erin Hill
Angry young man : Justin Hagan
Mrs. Wainwright : Dale Soules
Uncle John : Michael Medeiros
Starving Man : Raynor Scheine
Starving Boy : Samuel Allen


THE STREET
Read by CCH Pounder

Lutie Johnson : Abiola Wendy Abrams
Boots Smith : Michael Eaddy
Bub Johnson : Jeremy Maleek Leggett
Mr. Chandler : Ed Fry

Band Members:

Herve Clermont
Ty Jones
Shawn Randall


TYPICAL AMERICAN
Read by Ming-Na Wen

Ralph Chang : Keenan Shimizu
Grover Ding : Jason Ma
Helen Chang : Sue Jin Song
Theresa : Geraldine Guo
Old Chao : Ron Nakahara
Callie Chang : Caline Gin
Mona Chang : Victoria Chin
Waitress: Sioux Madden


SEIZE THE DAY
Read by Liev Schrieber

Tommy Wilhelm : Malachy Cleary
Dr. Adler : George Bartenieff

Funeral Goers:

Melissa Friedman
Sol Frieder
Ruth Kulerman
Marcell Rosenblatt
Maurice Shrog
Wendy Barrie-Wilson

Archival Stills
From the Ann Petry Collection, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University
Brown Brothers
Chicago History Museum
Corbis
Culver Pictures
Getty Images
F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers. Manuscripts Division. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Princeton University Library
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas
Austin
Jonathan King
Library of Congress
Jeff Lowenthal
Macintosh and Otis/Viking
Magnum Photos
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
Martin Family Photograph Collection, Community Archives, Vigo County Public Library
National Steinbeck Center
New York Historical Society
New York Public Library
Oakland Museum
Old Saybrook Historical Society
Queens Borough Public Library, Long Island Division, Ron Ziel Collection
San Francisco Chronicle
SHADES OF LA ARCHIVES/Los Angeles Public Library
The Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
The Matthew J. & Arlyn Bruccoli Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Cooper Library,University of South Carolina
University of Virginia Library
University of Pennsylvania
Vivian Cherry Photography

Archival Footage
All Stock Footage
Bill Miles Film Productions
Budget Films Stock Footage
Corbis
Fish Films Footage World
Getty Images
Historic Films Archive, LLC
John E. Allen, Inc.
Library of Congress
MacDonald & Associates
NARA
Producers Library Service
SPPN Images
UCLA Film and Television Archive
University of South Carolina Newsfilm Archive

Special Thanks
W.N. Banks
Jan Gura

FOR AMERICAN MASTERS

Series Office Manager
Ben Beshaw

Series Production Coordinator
Nicole London

Series Title Designed by
B.T. White

Music Services
John Adams
Rosie Fishel

Series Production Manager
Jane Buckwalter

Business Affairs
Ranfi Rivera

Series Publicist
Thirteen/WNET New York's Communications Group

Supervising Producer
Julie Sacks

Series Producer
Prudence Glass

Executive Producer
Susan Lacy

This program was produced by Thirteen/WNET New York which is solely responsible for its content.

A Thirteen/WNET production

(c) 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation
THE AMERICAN NOVEL

Producer
Christine McKenna

Associate Producer
Anu Krishnan

Design Team
PS
Penny Hardy
Shannon Shelly

I & B Coordinator/Production Assistant
Diana Cofresí

Production Assistant
Antonia Konkoly

Assistant Outreach Producer
Maria Janelli

HTML Implementation
Brian Santalone

Interactive Producer
Jessica Ludwig

Writers
Alfred Bendixen
Melvin Donalson
Dan Geist
Maria Janelli
Antonia Konkoly
Michelle McKenna
James Nagel
Laurie Rozakis
Linda Wagner-Martin

Lesson Plan Writers
Angela Rossillo
Elizabeth de La Garza Vargas

Technical Director
Brian Lee

Flash Programmers
David Hirmes
Drew Ziegler

Copyeditor
Leslie R. Kriesel

Production Artist
Ying Zhou-Hudson

Production Assistance
Chie Witt

SPECIAL THANKS
National Endowment for the Humanities
Susan Lacy, Thirteen/WNET
Julie Sacks, Thirteen/WNET
Michael Epstein, Thirteen/WNET
Katie Lord, Thirteen/WNET
Nicole London, Thirteen/WNET
Cari Ladd, PBS.org
Jenny Bradbury, PBS.org
Janet T. Peterson,World Book, Inc.
Stephen Matterson and Celia McGee, National Book Critics Circle
Meg Smith, American Booksellers Association
Ross Spears, Agee Films
Library of Congress
New York Public Library
Concord Free Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
UNC University Library
Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Time Life/Getty Images
Photofest
Associated Press
Corbis

ABOUT THIRTEEN ONLINE
Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York's Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive & Broadband. Bob Adleman, Business Manager. Tamara E. Robinson, Vice President and Director, Programming.

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