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"The West" Speck of the Future (TV Episode 1996) Poster

(TV Series)

(1996)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Stephen Ives ... (directed by)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Dayton Duncan ... (written by)
Geoffrey C. Ward ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Peter Coyote ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
J.S. Holliday J.S. Holliday ... Himself - Historian
T.H. Watkins T.H. Watkins ... Himself - Historian
Richard White Richard White ... Himself - Historian
Dayton Duncan Dayton Duncan ... Himself - Writer
Jack Chen Jack Chen ... Himself - Historian
Patricia Nelson Limerick Patricia Nelson Limerick ... Herself - Historian
Jo Allyn Archambault Jo Allyn Archambault ... Herself - Anthropologist
Ronald Takaki Ronald Takaki ... Himself - Historian
Adam Arkin ... Himself (voice)
Philip Bosco ... Himself (voice)
Matthew Broderick ... Himself - William Swain (voice)
Hector Elizondo ... Himself - Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (voice)
Cherry Jones ... Herself (voice)
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Herself (voice)
Martin Moran ... Himself (voice)
George Plimpton ... Himself - Edward A. Stevenson (voice)
Robert Prosky ... Himself (voice)
Jason Robards ... Himself (voice)
Tim Sampson Tim Sampson ... Himself (voice)
August Schellenberg ... Himself (voice)
Jimmy Smits ... Himself - Vicente Perez Rosales (voice)
John Trudell ... Himself (voice)
Daniel von Bargen ... Himself (voice)
Eli Wallach ... Himself - Walter Colton (voice)
Andrew Weems Andrew Weems ... Himself (voice)
BD Wong ... Himself (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Brannan Sam Brannan ... Himself - Businessman (archive footage)
Kit Carson Kit Carson ... Himself - Mountain Man (archive footage)
Wah Lee Wah Lee ... Himself - Chinese Prospector (archive footage)
Joshua Abraham Norton Joshua Abraham Norton ... Himself - Emperor Norton (archive footage)
Levi Strauss Levi Strauss ... Himself - Businessman (archive footage)
John Augustus Sutter John Augustus Sutter ... Himself - Sutter's Mill (archive footage)
George Swain George Swain ... Himself - William's Brother (archive footage)
Sabrina Swain Sabrina Swain ... Herself - William's Wife (archive footage)
William Swain William Swain ... Himself - Prospector (archive footage)
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo ... Himself - Politician / Land Owner (archive footage)
Luzena Stanley Wilson Luzena Stanley Wilson ... Herself - Businesswoman (archive footage)

Produced by 

Jody Abramson ... producer (produced by)
Ken Burns ... executive producer / senior producer
Dayton Duncan ... consulting producer
Victoria Gohl ... associate producer
Stephen Ives ... producer (produced by)
Michael Kantor ... producer (produced by)

Music by 

Matthias Gohl ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Allen Moore ... director of photography
Buddy Squires ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Michael Levine

Production Management 

Suzanne Seggerman ... production manager

Sound Department 

Michael Becker ... sound recordist
Douglas Cameron ... sound recordist (as Doug Cameron)
Peter Drowne ... sound recordist
Scott Greiner ... voice over recording: Transmedia
Marlena Grzaslewicz ... sound editor
Michael Kantor ... sound recordist
Steve Longstreth ... sound recordist
Dale Lynn ... sound recordist
Bruce Pearlman ... sound recordist
Jacob Ribicoff ... sound editor
Jeff Robeff ... voice over recording: Interlock Audio Post
Bob Silverthorne ... sound recordist
Ira Spiegel ... supervising sound editor
Dominick Tavella ... re-recording engineer: Sound Oe
Lou Verrico ... voice over recording: A&J Recording Studios
Swain Wolfe ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by 

John Alagna ... opticals and effects: The Effects House

Camera and Electrical Department 

Steve Banister ... assistant camera
Ulli Bonnekamp ... assistant camera
Robert Burgess ... still photographer
Ken Burns ... additional cinematography
Paul Christensen ... still photographer
Jon Else ... additional cinematography
Justin Fonda ... assistant camera
Roger Haydock ... assistant camera
Mead Hunt ... additional cinematography
Kevin Kertscher ... additional cinematography
Molly O'Brien ... assistant camera
Peter Palmquist ... still photographer
David Pickner ... additional cinematography
Rita Roti ... assistant camera
Anthony Savini ... assistant camera
Dyanna Taylor ... additional cinematography
Brad Townsend ... still photographer
Brett Wylie ... assistant camera

Animation Department 

Rob Issen ... animation photographer
Edward Joyce ... animation photographer: The Frame Shop
Peter Longauer ... additional animation photography
Ed Searles ... animation photographer: The Frame Shop (as Edward Searles)

Editorial Department 

Paul Barnes ... supervising editor
Vanessa Cochran ... post-production assistant
Laura Congleton ... assistant editor
John J. Dowdell III ... film to tape transfer
Bob Eisenhardt ... contributing editor
Peter Heady ... on-line editor
Hope Litoff ... apprentice editor
Courtney Little ... post-production assistant
Mark Polyocan ... video post-production: The Tape House
Jay Tilin ... on-line editor
John Dowdell ... telecine colorist (uncredited)

Music Department 

Sherry Blakey-Smith ... music: Native American
Ellsworth Brown ... music: Native American
Peter Calo ... additional music
Missy Cohen ... assistant music editor
Tom Conway ... engineer
Bernard Cottonwood ... music: Native American
Luke Dubray ... music: Native American
James Apaumut Fall ... music: Native American (as James Fall)
Matthias Gohl ... additional music / music editor
Shelly Hogan ... music clearances: Hogan Music Service
John Kirk ... folk music: American
Dane Lebeau ... music: Native American (as Dane Le Beau)
Ken Littlehawk ... music: Native American
Richard Martinez ... additional music
Molly Mason ... folk music: American
L.E. McCullough ... folk music: American
Louis Mofsie ... music: Native American
Jeff Robeff ... engineer
Jacqueline Schwab ... solo piano
Charlie Smith ... music: Native American
Johnny Smith ... music: Native American
Andy Stein ... folk music: American
Larry Swalley ... music: Native American
Andy Tierstein ... folk music: American / music consultant
Jay Ungar ... folk music: American
Nana Vasconcelos ... additional music
Dennis Yerry ... music consultant / music: Native American
Melvin Youngbear ... music: Native American
Darryl Ironwing Zephier ... music: Native American

Other crew 

Stephen Anaya ... archival collections
John Anklow ... research and production intern
Fritz Archer ... research and production intern
Magen Banwart ... research and production intern
William Becker ... archival collections (as William B. Becker)
Mrs. Philip Kendall Bekeart ... archival collections
Laura Bennett ... research and production intern
Andrew Berish ... research and production intern
Nancy Bernhard ... additional research
Brian Bibby ... additional research
Sarah Bingham ... production secretary
Peter Blackman ... research and production intern
Alan Brinkley ... consultant
Robert L. Byer ... research and production intern (as Robert Byer)
John E. Carter ... special archival assistance provided by (as John E. Carter)
Jim Crain ... archival collections
Sara Cross ... research and production intern
Jeremiah Crowell ... research and production intern
Nick Davis ... research associate
Alyson Day ... research and production intern
Maureen Dougherty ... bookkeeping
Jeff Dupre ... production coordinator (as Jeffrey Dupre)
R. David Edmunds ... consultant
Zeke Edwards ... research and production intern
Bronwyn Emmet ... research associate
William K. Everson ... consultant
Marcia Eymann ... special archival assistance provided by
John M. Faragher ... consultant
Michelle Ferrari ... film research / script research
Robin Finch ... research and production intern
Kent R. Findlay ... production assistant
Paula Fleming ... special archival assistance provided by (as Paula Richardson Fleming)
Russell Frank ... additional research
Deborah Freer ... maps
Greg French ... archival collections
Dan Friedlander ... research and production intern
Mia Galison ... research associate
Laura Nell Gates ... research and production intern
Alexandra L. Gatje ... title design
Greg D. Gibbs ... special archival assistance provided by
Jan Grenci ... research associate
David Gutierrez ... consultant
Linda Hattendorf ... research associate
Yvette Huginnie ... consultant
Matthew R. Isenburg ... special archival assistance provided by
Grant Janes ... research and production intern
Drew Johnson ... special archival assistance provided by
Jane Jordan ... additional research
Alvin M. Josephy ... consultant
James Kendrick ... legal services: Thacher, Proffitt & Wood (as James M. Kendrick)
Clara Sue Kidwell ... consultant
Tina Klein ... additional research
Mark Koenigsberg ... archival collections
Joshua Koffman ... research and production intern
Howard R. Lamar ... consultant
David LaPlaca ... archival collections
Jessica Levine ... research and production intern
Adam Lipsius ... research and production intern
Barry Lowe ... research and production intern
Henrietta Mann ... consultant
Jack McDermott ... additional research
Cafflin McElroy ... research and production intern
John McWilliams ... special archival assistance provided by
Ora Melie ... research and production intern
George Miles ... special archival assistance provided by
N. Scott Momaday ... consultant
Patricia Nelson Limerick ... consultant
Gail Nomura ... consultant
Tamari Pacanowski ... research and production intern
Philippe Pakter ... research and production intern
Peter Palmquist ... special archival assistance provided by (as Peter E. Palmquist)
Charles Poulen ... research and production intern
Heather K. Reilly ... research and production intern
Robin Richman ... additional research
Philippa Rizopoulos ... research and production intern
Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa ... research and production intern
James P. Ronda ... consultant
Allison Ross ... research associate
Wendy Rothkopf ... research and production intern
Michael Rubenstein ... research and production intern
David Sampliner ... research and production intern
William L. Schaeffer ... archival collections
Charles Schwartz ... archival collections
Doug Schwartz ... research and production intern
Alex Serrano ... research and production intern
Peter Shearer ... archival collections
Joseph T. Silva ... archival collections
William W. Slaughter ... special archival assistance provided by
Tony Solomons ... research and production intern
Vicki Speegle ... research and production intern (as Vicki M. Speegle)
Sophie Stewart ... research and production intern
Ed Strecker ... research and production intern
Leigh Talbot ... research and production intern
Kimberly Thompson ... research and production intern
Robert Utley ... consultant (as Robert M. Utley)
Laura Vialva ... research and production intern
Alex Vinkenoog ... research and production intern
Ian Vollmer ... research and production intern
Courtney Wallner ... research and production intern
Geoffrey C. Ward ... senior program consultant
T.H. Watkins ... consultant
Jennifer Watts ... special archival assistance provided by
Ed Weisel ... production accounting: Silver, Laski and Weisel
James Welch ... consultant
Richard White ... consultant
Laura Wilson ... consultant
Pamela Wynn ... research and production intern

Thanks 

Pam Tubridy Baucom ... thanks
Anne Cleves Symmes ... thanks (as Anne Symmes)
Kim Curtis ... thanks
Dan Esty ... special thanks (as Daniel C. Esty)
Peggy Frank ... thanks
J.S. Holliday ... thanks
James Hoy ... thanks
David O. Ives ... special thanks
Howard Lay ... thanks
Ken Marble ... thanks
Bill Nisselson ... thanks
Margie Rowell ... thanks
Toby Shimin ... thanks
John T. Sughrue ... special thanks
Deward E. Walker Jr. ... thanks (as Dr. Deward E. Walker Jr.)
Robert A. Wilson ... special thanks

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