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America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump

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DIRECTED BY
Michael Kirk

WRITTEN BY
Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser

PRODUCED BY
Michael Kirk
Mike Wiser
Philip Bennett

PRODUCED & REPORTED BY
Jim Gilmore
Gabrielle Schonder

EDITORS
Steve Audette, ACE
Elliott Choi

PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE
Colette Neirouz Hanna

POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Elliott Choi

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Ben McCoy

NARRATOR
Will Lyman

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Olivia DelVecchio

GFX EDITOR
Elliott Choi

RESEARCHER
Brooke Nelson

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Tim Meagher

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Alana Schwartz

ORIGINAL MUSIC
John E. Low

SOUND
Jason Pawlak

ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Nikki Bramley
Bill McMillin
Jason Longo

ADDITIONAL SOUND
Roger Phenix
Tom Levy
Eric Soma
Carl Franson
Drew Levinson
Steve Clark
Steve Lederer

ASSISTANT CAMERA
Greg Brutus

ONLINE EDITOR/COLORIST
Jim Ferguson

SOUND MIX
Jim Sullivan

VOICEOVER
Erin Cole
Jeremiah Kissel
Mike McNally
Peter Berkrot

LEGAL
Ken Fishkin

ACCOUNTANT
Joseph Shulman

ADDITIONAL STORY EDITOR
Lauren Ezell Kinlaw

ADDITIONAL COORDINATING PRODUCER
Karinna Sjo-Gaber

ADDITIONAL RESEARCHER
Andrew Helms

TRANSLATOR
Tatyana Gassel

ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
ABC News VideoSource
Alamy
Al Drago/The New York Times/Redux
America by Air
AP/Shutterstock
Ashley Gilbertson/VII/Redux
Associated Press
Axiom Images
Barack Obama Presidential Library
Brendan Smialowski/The New York Times/Redux
CBS News/Veritone
Christopher Morris/VII/ Redux
CNN
CNN/Veritone
Damon Winter/The New York Times/Redux
Dave Reilly Media
Deseret News, Matt Brown
Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux
Drew Angerer/The New York Times/Redux
Eli Reed/Magnum Photos
Eric Thayer/The New York Times/Redux
Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux
Fibonacci Blue
FOX Archives/FOX News Channel
FOX CT
Getty Images
Jeremy Liebman
Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Shutterstock
John Lee/Chicago Tribune/TNS
Josh Haner/The New York Times/Redux
Justin Lane/EPA/Shutterstock
Kevin C. Downs/Cosmos/Redux
Kevin Ex Films
Luke Sharrett/The New York Times/Redux
M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico
Marcus Yam/The New York Times/Redux
Mark Peterson/Redux
Matt Campbell/EPA/Shutterstock
Matt Furman/Redux

Michael Reynolds/EPA/Shutterstock
NBCUniversal Archives
NewsHour
Nick Poulis/Polaris/Newscom
Nigel Parry/CPi Syndication
Nina Berman/NOOR/Redux
NYT/The New York Times/Redux
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead
Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos
Philip Scott Andrews/The New York Times/Redux
Polaris Images
Pond5
Pool/ABACA/Newscom
Reelin' in the Years Productions
Reuters
Richard Perry/The New York Times/Redux
Right Side Broadcasting Network
Robert Nicholas/The New York Times/Redux
Ron Haviv/VII/Redux
ROTA/Camera Press/Redux
Rufus Cox/Camera Press/Redux
Ruth Fremson/The New York Times/Redux
Saiyna Bashir, CAP TIMES
Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times/Redux
Screenocean/Reuters
Scott Harrison/Retna/MediaPunch
Shawn Thew/EPA/Shutterstock
Shutterstock
Stephen Crowley/The New York Times/Redux
Tannen Maury/EPA/Shutterstock
Thomas Dworzak/Magnum Photos
Tim Clayton
Todd Heisler/The New York Times/Redux
Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Redux
The Washington Post
White House
White House Communications Agency
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Zhang Jun Xinhua/eyevine/Redux
Zuma Press

Original funding for this program was provided by Public Television stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Abrams Foundation, Park Foundation, John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, Heising-Simons Foundation, FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler, additional support from Laura DeBonis and Scott Nathan.

FOR FRONTLINE

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Megan McGough Christian

SENIOR PROMOTION PRODUCER
Missy Frederick

SENIOR EDITOR
Barry Clegg

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Brenna Verre

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Joey Mullin

POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Tessa Maguire

FOR WGBH OUTPOST

EDITOR
Deb Holland

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
Tim Mangini

INTERN
Collyn Stephens

SERIES MUSIC
Mason Daring
Martin Brody

IMPACT PRODUCER
Erika Howard

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY & AUDIENCE
Pamela Johnston

DIGITAL WRITER & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST
Patrice Taddonio

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT EDITOR
Katherine Griwert

DATA ANALYST
Ben Abrams

SERIES PUBLICITY MANAGER
Anne Husted

DIGITAL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Lucie Sullivan

PODCAST PRODUCER
Max Green

SERIES COORDINATING PRODUCER
Amy Gaines

ARCHIVES & RIGHTS MANAGER
John Campopiano

LEGAL
Eric Brass
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood

SENIOR CONTRACTS MANAGER
Gianna DeGiulio

BUSINESS MANAGER
Sue Tufts

BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Mary Sullivan

DEVELOPER
Anthony DeLorenzo

SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER
Dan Nolan

FRONTLINE/COLUMBIA JOURNALISM SCHOOL FELLOWSHIPS

ABRAMS JOURNALISM FELLOW
Zoe Todd

TOW JOURNALISM FELLOW
Karen Pinchin

DIGITAL REPORTER
Katie Worth

DIGITAL REPORTER & PRODUCER
Priyanka Boghani

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR
Miles Alvord

ABRAMS FILMMAKER IN RESIDENCE
Ben C. Solomon

SERIES PRODUCER AND EDITOR
Michelle Mizner

INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER
Daffodil Altan

SENIOR EDITOR & DIRECTOR OF LOCAL PROJECTS
Sarah Childress

SENIOR STORY EDITOR
Lauren Ezell Kinlaw

POST COORDINATING PRODUCER
Robin Parmelee

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL VIDEO
Carla Borras

SENIOR EDITOR AT LARGE
Louis Wiley Jr.

SPECIAL COUNSEL
Dale Cohen

SENIOR PRODUCERS
Dan Edge
Frank Koughan

SPECIAL PROJECTS EDITOR
Philip Bennett

MANAGING EDITOR
Andrew Metz

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jim Bracciale

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AT LARGE
David Fanning

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Raney Aronson-Rath

A FRONTLINE production with Kirk Documentary Group

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