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"The West" The Grandest Enterprise Under God (TV Episode 1996) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Stephen Ives

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

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

Cast (in credits order)  

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Himself - Narrator (voice)
T.H. Watkins ...
Himself - Writer
Marc Reisner ...
Himself - Writer
N. Scott Momaday ...
Himself - Writer
Jack Chen ...
Himself - Historian
Maxine Hong Kingston ...
Herself - Writer
Ronald Takaki ...
Himself - Historian
Terry Tempest Williams ...
Herself - Writer
Roger Welsch ...
Himself - Folklorist
Ann Richards ...
Herself - Former Governor of Texas
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Himself (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Herself - Emmeline Wells (voice)
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Himself - John R. Gills (voice)
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Himself (voice)
Murphy Guyer ...
Himself (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Himself (voice)
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Himself - Uriah Oblinger (voice)
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Herself - Mattie Oblinger (voice)
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Sheila Tousey ...
Herself (voice)
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Himself - Charles Goodnight (voice)
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Himself - Frank H. Mayer (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward C. Abbott ...
Himself - Cowboy (archive footage)
Charles Goodnight ...
Himself - Cattleman (archive footage)
Frank H. Mayer ...
Himself - Buffalo Hunter (archive footage)
Mattie Oblinger ...
Herself - Uriah's Wife (archive footage)
Uriah Wesley Oblinger ...
Himself - Homesteader (archive footage)
Leland Stanford ...
Himself - Central Pacific President (archive footage)
Emmeline Wells ...
Herself - Polygamist / Suffrage Movement (archive footage)
Josiah Whitney ...
Himself - Geologist (archive footage)
Brigham Young ...
Himself - Mormon Patriarch (archive footage)
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Produced by 

Jody Abramson ... producer (produced by)
Ken Burns ... executive producer / series 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 

Adam Zucker

Production Management 

Phylis Geller ... executive in charge: for WETA
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 One
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
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
Richard Dare ... film to tape transfer
Peter Heady ... on-line editor
Susan Korda ... contributing editor
Hope Litoff ... apprentice editor
Courtney Little ... post-production assistant
George O'Donnell ... assistant editor
Keir Pearson ... assistant editor
Jay Pires ... assistant editor
Mark Polyocan ... video post-production
Jay Tilin ... on-line editor
Juliet Weber ... contributing editor
John Dowdell ... telecine colorist (uncredited)

Music Department 

Sherry Blakey-Smith ... music: Native American
Butch Brown ... music: Native American
Peter Calo ... additional music
Missy Cohen ... additional music editing
Tom Conway ... engineer
Bernard Cottonwood ... music: Native American
Luke Dubray ... music: Native American
Jimmy 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
Jeff Robeff ... engineer
Jacqueline Schwab ... solo piano
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 

John Anklow ... research and production intern
Fritz Archer ... research and production intern
Magen Banwart ... research and production intern
Alex Belth ... research and production intern
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)
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
Judd Eustice ... research and production intern
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
Paula Fleming ... special archival assistance provided by (as Paula Richardson Fleming)
Russell Frank ... additional research
Deborah Freer ... maps
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
Victoria Gohl ... archival collections
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)
Mead Kibbey ... special archival assistance provided by
Clara Sue Kidwell ... consultant
Tina Klein ... additional research
Joshua Koffman ... research and production intern
Howard R. Lamar ... consultant
Jessica Levine ... research and production intern
Adam Lipsius ... research and production intern
Barry Lowe ... research and production intern
Sandy Lydon ... archival collections
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)
Joseph C. Porter ... consultant
Charles Poulen ... research and production intern
Heather K. Reilly ... research and production intern
Robin Richman ... additional research
Philippa Rizopoulos ... research and production intern
Sharon Rockefeller ... president and ceo: for WETA
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
Mary Schultz ... promotion: for WETA
Charles Schwartz ... archival collections
Doug Schwartz ... research and production intern
Alex Serrano ... research and production intern
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
David S. Thompson ... project director: for WETA
Kimberly Thompson ... research and production intern
Robert Utley ... consultant (as Robert M. Utley)
Cecily Van Praagh ... promotion: for WETA
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
Robby Browne ... thanks
Anne Cleves Symmes ... thanks (as Anne Symmes)
Kim Curtis ... thanks
Dan Esty ... special thanks (as Daniel C. Esty)
Peggy Frank ... thanks
David O. Ives ... special thanks
Kathy Landau ... thanks
John Nolan ... thanks
Margie Rowell ... thanks
Toby Shimin ... thanks
John T. Sughrue ... special thanks
Deward E. Walker Jr. ... thanks (as Dr. Deward E. Walker Jr.)
Dan Wicklander ... thanks
Robert A. Wilson ... special thanks

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