Video: Behind the Scenes
Actors Chris Sarandon (Abraham Lincoln) and Keith David (Frederick Douglass), series director David Belton
and producer Sarah Colt
on collaborating to bring these historical figures to life.
Behind the Scenes Video credits
Producer: Callie Wiser
Cinematography: Jason Longo
Sound: Steve Bores, Keith McManus
Editing: Glenn Fukushima
The series executive producer and series producer talk about the genesis of the project, why they chose to use dramatizations in the films, how they decided what stories to tell, and what they've learned about the intersection of religion and politics in American history.