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RACE - The Power of an Illusion
CREDITS and FEATURED INTERVIEWS

 

RACE - The Power of an Illusion

Creator and Executive Producer: Larry Adelman

Co-Producer: Jean Cheng

Field Producer: Natatcha Estébanez

Narrator: CCH Pounder

Original Music: Claudio Ragazzi

 

Episode 1: "The Difference Between Us"

Written, Produced and Directed by: Christine Herbes-Sommers

Editors: Chuck Scott and Andrea Williams

Associate Producer: Sandra Haller

 

Episode 2: "The Story We Tell"

Written, Produced and Directed by: Tracy Heather Strain

Consulting Producer: Susan Bellows

Editor: Randall MacLowry

Associate Producer: Jennifer Pearce

Graphic Design: Alisa Placas

 

Episode 3: "The House We Live In"

Written, Producer and Director: Llewellyn M. Smith

Editor: Bernice Schneider

Associate Producer: Julia Elliott

 

Featured Interviewees, in order of appearance:

Episode 1: "The Difference Between Us"

Pilar Ossorio, Microbiologist and Assistant Professor of Law and Medical Ethics, University of Wisconsin Law School

Richard Lewontin, Alexander Agassiz emeritus professor of Zoology and Biology, Harvard University

Alan Goodman, Professor of Biological Anthropology, Hampshire College

Joseph Graves, Jr., Visiting Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Emory-Riddle University

Evelynn Hammonds, Professor of History of Science and Afro-American Studies, Harvard University

Stephen Jay Gould, paleontologist, Harvard University [deceased]

Mary-Claire King, American Cancer Society Professor, Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences, University of Washington

Eric Nisbet-Brown, M.D.

DNA WORKSHOP

Scott Bronson, workshop teacher, DNA Learning Lab, Cold Spring Harbor Labs

Featured Students:

Noah Rosenblum

Jamil Bradshaw

Hannah Nelson

Gorgeous Harper

Marcus Johnson

Other Students:

Jaclyn Matayoshi

Kiril Johnson

Natalia Valaci

Kousha Baustista-Saeyan

Young Jin Choi

Heather Hemmens

John Parks-Ramage

 

Episode 2: "The Story We Tell"

Robin D.G. Kelley, Chair, Department of History, New York University

Theda Purdue, Professor of Native American History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Paul Finkelman, Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, Tulsa University

James Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History at George Washington University and director of the Afro-American Communities Project of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian

Ira Berlin, University Professor of History, University of Maryland; President, Organization of American Historians 2003

Scott Malcomson, author, One Drop of Blood: American Misadventures of Race

George Fredrickson, Robinson emeritus Professor of History, Stanford University

Audrey Smedley, Professor of Anthropology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mia Bay, Professor of History, Rutgers University

Reginald Horsman, Distinguished Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Richard Allen, policy analyst, Cherokee Nation

Mae Ngai, Professor of History, University of Chicago

Matthew Guterl, Fellow, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Brown University

Lee Baker, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Duke University

Evelynn Hammonds, Professor of History of Science and Afro-American Studies, Harvard University

Robert Rydell, Chair, Department of History, Montana State University

 

 

Episode 3: "The House We Live In"

Joseph Graves, Jr., Visiting Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Emory-Riddle University

Alan Goodman, Professor of Biological Anthropology, Hampshire College

Melvin Oliver, sociologist, author, Black Wealth, White Wealth

Mae Ngai, Professor of History, University of Chicago

Matthew Jacobson, Professor of American Studies, Yale University

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Professor of Sociology, Texas A&M

Pilar Ossorio, Professor of Law and microbiologist, University of Wisconsin Law School

James Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History, George Washington University; director of the African American Communities Project of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Edith Takeya, daughter of Takao Ozawa

john a. powell (sic), Williams Professor of Law, Ohio State University and founder, Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, University of Minnesota

Dalton Conley, Assoc. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Advanced Social Science Research, New York University

Beverly Daniel Tatum, psychologist and President of Spelman College

LONG ISLAND RESIDENTS

John Juliano, Levittown realtor

Herbert and Doris Kalisman, Levittown residents

Eugene and Bernice Burnett, Long Island residents

Bill Griffith, cartoonist, grew up in Levittown

Bernice (Bunny) Frisby, Roosevelt resident

Ruth Grefe, Roosevelt resident

Charles Winter, Roosevelt resident

 

Copyright (c) California Newsreel, 2003
RACE - The Power of an Illusion
A three-part documentary series from California Newsreel
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