Production Credits

Premieres Monday, May 31 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), and the PBS Video app

A Film by
DeNeen L. Brown
Jonathan Silvers
Eric Stover

Produced and Directed by
Jonathan Silvers

Produced and Reported by
DeNeen L. Brown

Produced by
Eric Stover

Narrated by
Michel Martin

Executive Producer
Penny Lieberman

Director of Photography
Ian Dudley

Edited by
Jonathan Silvers
Patrick Flynn
Israel Nava

Original Music Composed and Performed by
David Christman
Robert Y. Lee
Doug Johnson

Senior Producers
Israel Nava
Joel Wade
Jack Belisle
Andrea Lampros

Videography by
Ian Dudley
Jonathan Silvers
Joel Wade
Mariam Dwedar
Graham Sheldon
Charles Hall
Hossam Aboul-Magd
Todd Roberts
Lyndon Alvarez
Timothy Debruyn
C.J. Webber-Neal
Duane Poquis
Jack Belisle
Robert Caccamsie (Guatemala)

Robert Y. Lee
Ryan Trefes
Todd Roberts
Jack Frank
Lyndon Alvarez
Alissa Shapiro (Guatemala)

Online Editor
Michiel Pilgram

Sound Editor and Re-recording Mixer
Doug Johnson

Graphics by
Joshua Sarlo
Ryan Trefes
Eric Fisher

Production Assistant
Bat-Or Kalo

Studio Facilities
National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Bluehouse Media, Tulsa

Audio Engineer (Narration)
Gemma Watters

Research and Fact Checking
Lucy McCauley
Tara Anderson
Isa Avila
Danielle Cosmes
Karina Cortes Garcia
Darlene Dickinson
Ceren Fitoz
Janine Graham
Jennifer Kwon
Hannah Hartt
Jean Li
Lily Lucero
Shakiba Mashayekhi
Lucy Meyer
Issabella Romo
UC Berkeley Human Rights Center Investigations Lab

Academic Advisor
Dr. Marcia Chatelain

Legal Advisors
Christopher Maddox
Christopher Spicer
Miles Taylor
Ira Dizengoff
Chan D. Booth

Archival Material provided by
AP Archive
Arkansas State Archives
City of Tulsa
Florida Historical Society
Getty Images
Greenwood Leadership Academy
Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation
Human Rights Watch
Jack Frank Productions
Library of Congress
Minneapolis Police Department
Neal Communications Inc.
Oklahoma Archeological Survey
Oklahoma Historical Society
Oklahoma State University Tulsa Library Special Collections and Archives
Prelinger Archive
Scripps Media Inc.
State Archives of Florida
Todd Roberts
Tulsa Historical Society and Museum
Tulsa Police Department
University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
University of Tulsa McFarlin Library
The Washington Post
Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Additional Music
“Amazing Grace”

“I Don’t Feel Noways Tired”
Written by Curtis Burrell
Published Peermusic III Ltd. and Savgos Music (BMI)

“Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Written by James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
Performed by Majeste Pearson

Fiscal Sponsor
New York Foundation for the Arts

Production Support for this Chasing the Dream presentation was provided by
The JPB Foundation
The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund

Original Production Funding provided by
The Derfner Foundation
A.W. Fong
Joseph and Diane Steinberg
Elaine and W. Weldon Wilson
Carolyn Patty Blum
Darian Swig
Neal and Ashley Robin
Albert A. Robin Family Foundation
Craig Mowry

For The WNET Group

Supervising Producer
Benjamin Phelps

Program Administration
Emilio Saldana

Legal Affairs
Matt Clark

Budget Controller
Sue Bartelt

Audience Engagement
Dorean Rose Pugh
Natasha Padilla



Social Media

Karen Ho
Daniel Quitério

Digital Marketing
Black Girl Digital

Station Relations
Robin Rodriguez

Digital Production
Cindy Y. Rodriguez
Tess Brock

Producer for Chasing the Dream
Maya Navon

Associate Digital Producer for Chasing the Dream
Nina Joung

Executive Producer for Chasing the Dream
Eugenia Harvey

Executive Producer for The WNET Group
Lesley Norman

Executive in Charge for The WNET Group
Stephen Segaller

A production of Saybrook Productions Ltd. in association with The WNET Group.
Produced by Saybrook Productions Ltd., which is solely responsible for its content.
© 2021 Saybrook Productions Ltd., DeNeen L. Brown and Eric Stover. All Rights Reserved.