Lisa Ades, Ric Burns and Steve Rivo
Ric Burns & James Sanders
Episode Five written by
Ric Burns & James Sanders and Ron Blumer
Li-Shin Yu, Edward Barteski, David Hanser, Nina Schulman and Juliana Parroni
Buddy Squires and Allen Moore
Kate Roth Knull
Ray Segal, and Robin Espinola
Co-Director, Episodes One through Five
David Ogden Stiers
Associate Producers, Episodes One through Four; Co-Producers, Episode Five
Steve Rivo and Ray Segal
Michael Balabuch, Janet Cristenfeld, Syndi Pilar
Ira Spiegel and Marlene Grzaslewicz
Justine Bertucelli and Daryl Gammons
Daniel Vatsky, Hilary Klotz, Corrinne Collette and Lewanne Jones
Lily Thorne and Danna Liebert
Meghan Horvath, Anya Sirota and Sujin Seo
Marijke Smit, Zachary Kaiman, Jenks Whittenburg
Roxanne Yamashiro, Anna Josenhans, June Shiiki, Josh Sternfeld, Samara Smith, Sarah Kaylor, Mick Gormaley
Judd Erlich, Kramer O'Neill
Flavia de Sousa, Jacob Steingroot
Roger Sherman, David Ford, Stephen McCarthy, Don Lenzer
David Ford, Anthony Savini, John Tanzer, Andrew Yarme
John Zecca, Mark Mandler, Roger Phoenix, Mark Roy, Dean Sarjeant
City Lore Inc.
Phyllis Schwartz and Michael Shepley
Senior Creative Consultant
Geoffrey C. Ward
Senior Historical Consultants
Kenneth T. Jackson and Mike Wallace
Senior Research Consultants
Jeanne Houck and Robert W. Snyder
Thomas Bender, Marshall Berman, Hope Cooke, Daniel Czitrom, Graham Hodges, Margo Jefferson, David Levering Lewis, Phillip Lopate, John Hull Mollenkopf, Kathy Peiss, Virginia Sanchez-Korrol, Richard Snow, Robert A. M. Stern, Sam Bass Warner, Carol Willis, Steve Zeitlin
Lou Verrico, A&J Recording Studios, Inc.
Michael Klinger at Waves Sound Recorders
Project One Audio
Don Ross Productions
Ruth Abram, Thomas Bender, Carol Berkin, Marshall Berman, Rev. Calvin O. Butts III, Robert A.Caro, Caleb Carr, Daniel Czitrom, Ann Douglas, E. L. Doctorow, Joshua Freeman, Brendan Gill, Allen Ginsberg, John Steele Gordon, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Nancy Groce, Pete Hamill, Kenneth T. Jackson, Margo Jefferson, Alfred Kazin, Tony Kushner, Fran Lebowitz, David Levering Lewis, Phillip Lopate, David McCullough, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Albert Murray, Kathy Peiss, Peter Quinn, Luc Sante, Gretchen Sorin, Robert A. M. Stern, Martin Scorsese, Joel Silverman, Christine Stansell, Jean Strouse, John Kuo Wei Tchen, George W. S. Trow, Donald Trump, Mike Wallace, Craig Steven Wilder, Carol Willis
Joan Allen, Philip Bosco, Andre Codrescu, Keith David, Janeane Garofalo, Paul Giamatti, Spalding Gray, Gene Jones, James Hazeldine, Frederic Kimball, Robert Sean Leonard, David Margulies, Frank McCourt, Patrick McGrath, Joe Morton, George Plimpton, Isaiah Sheiffer, Ron Silver, Frances Sternhagen, Callie Thorne, Eli Wallach, Harris Yulin
Executive Producer for American Experience
Executive Producer for WGBH
Major support for the series is provided by The Chase Manhattan Corporation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Ford Foundation, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Television Viewers and PBS, and the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. Additional funding is provided by the J. M. Kaplan Fund, and the Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation Inc., Rosalind P. Walter, Central Parking Corporation, Glenwood Management Corporation, Judith and Burton Resnick, The Sheldon H. Solow Foundation, and Alan Wiener/American Property Financing Inc.
Foreign broadcast partners include Channel 4, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and MTV3-Finland.
NEW YORK: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY by Ric Burns and James Sanders with Lisa Ades, published by Alfred A. Knopf, November 1999.
Musical selections from the series will be available from RCA Victor
Five two-hour cassettes offered by PBS Home Video
American Experience is closed captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH.
This film would not have been possible without the extraordinary collections and assistance of the New-York Historical Society, the Museum of the City of New York, the Library of Congress, and The New York Public Library.