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Opening Credits

Alec Baldwin
Hector Elizondo
Giancarlo Esposito
Kevin Kline
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
John Malkovich
Rita Moreno
Sigourney Weaver
Alfre Woodard

Featuring the Music of
Jackson Browne
Hugh Masekela

Closing Credits

Executive Producers
Kerry Kennedy Cuomo
Nan Richardson

Directed by
Marc Levin

Produced by
Alex Gibney
Joy Barker Mallek
Daphne Pinkerson

Voices from Beyond the Dark
A Play by Ariel Dorfman

Directed by
Gregory Mosher

Photographs by
Eddie Adams

Multi-Camera Direction by
Joseph Camp

Mikaela Beardsley

Edited by
Ken Eluto, A.C.E.

Andy Robertson

Documentary Cameras
Jon Alpert
Greg Andracke
Jugal Kishore
Brett Wiley

Lighting Direction by
Harry Bottorf

Set Design by
Scott Bradley

Audio Producer
Jay David Saks

Documentary Audio
Len Schmitz
Ernie Taglienti

Production Manager
Lyn H. Rappaport

Associate Producer
Dan Hagerty

Associate Director
Mary Frances Sirianne

Stage Managers
Matthew Silver

Philip "PK" Krystosek
Loretta J. McClurkin
Talent Supervisor
John Caldwell

Engineer In Charge
Jim Schneider

Technical Supervisor
Mike "Murph" Mayes

Technical Director
Reze Baktar

Barbara Byrne
Charles M. Hill Jr.
Charles Montgomery
John Nash
Jeff Rathner
Bill Thompson

Audio Tech Supervisor
Daryl Bornstein

Audio Assistants
Donald "Skip" Kent
Eileen Griffin
Martin Carr

Barry Kessler
Cody Claxton

Video Tape
Don McClurkin

J.P. Whiteside

Still Store Operator
Debbie Dittmann

Set Supervisor
Carl Gudenius For Prostage Inc

Assistant Editor
Jason Brodkey
Francisco Wong

On Line Editor
Eli Tischberg

Audio Mixer
James Krieger

Post Production Supervisor
Amy Sazama

Crane Grip
Joe Rose

All Mobile Video Engineers
Andrew Linberg
Viktor Moroz

Makeup Artist
Olga Morales
Nora Garver

Belinda Clasen

Talent Coordinator
Paul Michel Pierre-Benoist

Assistant Production Coordinator
Sylvia Cahill

Script Coordinators
Amy Boyce

Erica Pinkson

Office Manager
Karen Conissaro

Production Assistants
Lauren Frey
Andy Hill
Travis Skaggs
Caleb Stine
Jenn Weiland

Production Controller
Maria Montero

Goodman Media International
Michelle Kirkwood

Tami Von Isakovics
Edelman Public Relations Worldwide

Voice Over Announcer
Betsy Ames

On-Air Promotion
Jacqui Todt

Graphic Artist
Kelly Lee

Hindi Translation Sujati Cowlag

For the Kennedy Center Roman Terleckyj
Ann Stock
Mickey Berra
I.A.T.S.E. Local 22

The Producers Wish to Thank:
Analog Digital, Andy Karsch, Anika Phifer, Anne Hoskinson, Anne Kaufman, Anthony Williams, Atlantic Video, Inc., Beth Dozoretz, Betsy Gude, Beverly Gardner, Bob Wiedman, Camille Robeis, Carrie Trybulec, Catherine George, Claudio Grossmn, Craig Bachellier, Craig Brownstein, Cree Clover, Crown Books, David Bennett, David Grimaldi, David Kim, David Wallace, Deborah and Ed Cohen, Donald Miller, Elizabeth Lonigro, Fran Waring, Jennifer Goforth, Jim Corbley, John Shortess, Jose Menendez, Joseph Laughlin, Juliana Goldman, Karen Stevens, Kathy Shoreman, Kenneth Cole, Kevin Ward, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Kimberly Kauffman, Lee Sanderson, Leigh-Anne Gillis, Lesley Dach, Lesley Getsinger, Linda Siemens, Lisa Lindstrom Delaney, Lynn Delaney, Lynn O’Brien, Michelle Newman, Nadine B. Hack, NBH Executive Consulting, Odell Simms, Peter Hagan, Planet Hollywood, Randi Wallenstein, Richard Wilson, Sarah Chalfont and Lisa Halliday, Steven Richard, Ted Carr, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Wylie Agency, Todd Weiner, Vince Wolfingte, Washington College of Law, Walter Rissmeyer, Yolanda Cuomo

The Producers wish to thank each and every person who contributed to making this stage and television production possible.

Stock Footage courtesy of:

Cable News Network, LP, LLLP, All Rights Reserved.
Globalvision, Inc.
The Lawyers¼ Committee for Human Rights
UNICEF Television Unit
United Nations Visual Library
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
WITNESS and its partners at:
The Committee on the Administration of Justice
Jesus Tecu Osorio
Harry Wu

Ground Transportation Provided by
CAREY Worldwide Chauffeured Services

Air Transportation Provided by
United Airlines

For The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts President
Lawrence J. Wilker

Artistic Programming
Jason Palmquist

Executive Producer
David S. Thompson

Executive Producer
Dalton Delan

The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth To Power is a production of Speak Truth To Power, Inc./ WETA, Washington, DC/ The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts In Association With Offline Entertainment Group

The preceding program represents, through words and images, the personal experiences and views of individual human rights defenders. It is not intended as a journalistic report of the events described.
Website and Publishing Credits

This PBS companion site was created by Speak Truth to Power in association with Umbrage Editions and

General Information and Questions:

Press: Leigh-Anne Gillis,

Technical Information:

Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World
(Crown Books, 2000) is available in bookstores and online.

Umbrage Editions

Staff Credits:
Nan Richardson, Publisher and Producer
Lesley Martin, Editor and Project Manager
Jane Spencer, Research
Maureen Lo, Editorial Intern

Staff Credits:
Craig Bachellier, President
Leigh-Anne Gillis, E. Vice President
Lawrence McDonald, E. Vice President
Bronwen Sommer, Artistic Director
Jonathan Kopp, Technical Director
Eric Wertzer, Content Director
Natalie Arango, Designer
Adam Schwartz, Designer