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By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Amy Rice
Alicia Sams

Cast (in credits order)  

Barack Obama ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neil Abercrombie Neil Abercrombie ... Himself
Dick Armey ... Himself (archive footage)
David Axelrod David Axelrod ... Himself - Chief Campaign Strategist
Bill Ayers Bill Ayers ... Himself (archive footage)
Melissa Bean Melissa Bean ... Herself (archive footage)
Jill Biden ... Herself
Joe Biden ... Himself - Democrat Vice-Presidential Candidate
Mike Blake Mike Blake ... Himself - Iowa Political Director
Wolf Blitzer ... Himself (archive footage)
Tucker Carlson ... Himself (archive footage)
Ronnie Cho Ronnie Cho ... Himself - Organizer
Hillary Clinton ... Herself - Democrat Candidate (as Hillary Rodham Clinton)
James Clyburn ... Himself (as James E. Clyburn)
Candy Crowley ... Herself - HSCNN
Jennifer Donahue Jennifer Donahue ... Herself - New Hampshire Institute of Politics (archive footage)
Tammy Duckworth ... Herself (archive footage)
Ann Dunham Ann Dunham ... Herself (archive footage)
Madelyn Dunham Madelyn Dunham ... Herself (voice) (archive footage)
Dick Durbin Dick Durbin ... Himself (archive footage)
John Edwards ... Himself
Jon Favreau ... Himself - Chief Speechwriter
Robert Gibbs Robert Gibbs ... Himself - Head of Communications
Stephanie Grobman Stephanie Grobman ... Herself
Jane Hall Jane Hall ... Herself - Fox News (archive footage)
Carol Harwell Carol Harwell ... Herself - Former Campaign Manager
Scott Helman Scott Helman ... Himself - The Boston Globe
Jacqueline Kennedy ... Herself (archive footage)
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Klein ... Himself - Time Magazine
Ryan Lizza Ryan Lizza ... Himself - The New Yorker
Jim Margolis Jim Margolis ... Himself - Media Consultant
Chris Matthews ... Himself (archive footage)
John McCain ... Himself
Bob Menendez Bob Menendez ... Himself (as Sen. Bob Menendez)
Konrad Ng Konrad Ng ... Himself (as Konrad)
Barack Obama Sr. Barack Obama Sr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Auma Obama Auma Obama ... Herself (scenes deleted)
Malia Obama ... Herself
Michelle Obama ... Herself
Sasha Obama ... Herself
Sarah Palin ... Herself
Todd Palin ... Himself
David Plouffe David Plouffe ... Himself - Campaign Manager
Condoleezza Rice ... Herself (archive footage)
Bill Richardson Bill Richardson ... Himself - New Mexico Governor
Lorenoz Rivera Lorenoz Rivera ... Himself
Tim Russert ... Himself (archive footage)
Melisanne Russo Melisanne Russo ... Herself - 4HD Reporter (as Melissa Russo)
Maya Soetoro-Ng Maya Soetoro-Ng ... Herself (as Maya)
Suhaila Soetoro-Ng Suhaila Soetoro-Ng ... Herself
Lynn Sweet Lynn Sweet ... Herself - Chicago Sun-Times
Jake Tapper ... Himself (scenes deleted) (archive footage)
Paul Tewes Paul Tewes ... Himself - Iowa State Director
Bobby Titcomb Bobby Titcomb ... Himself - High School Friend
Chuck Todd ... Himself - NBC News (archive footage)
Tommy Vietor ... Himself - Iowa Press Secretary
Brian Williams ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Wolffe ... Himself - MSNBC Newsweek
Jeremiah Wright Jeremiah Wright ... Himself - Reverend (archive footage)
Jeff Zeleny Jeff Zeleny ... Himself - The New York Times

Produced by 

Bristol Baughan ... executive producer
Stuart Blumberg ... producer
Elissa Brown ... associate producer
Benjamin Goldhirsh ... producer
Matt Huffman ... field producer
Meggan Lennon ... field producer
Deric Margolis ... executive producer
D.J. Martin ... executive producer
Bill Migliore ... producer
Tim Nackashi ... field producer
Edward Norton ... producer
Dan O'Meara ... producer
Chris Romano ... producer
Audrey Rosenberg ... executive producer
Alicia Sams ... producer

Music by 

Craig Wedren

Film Editing by 

Arielle Amsalem
Geeta Gandbhir
Samuel D. Pollard

Sound Department 

Ron Bochar ... re-recording mixer / sound editor
Zuzana Bochar ... sound apprentice
Justin Hennard ... sound mixer
Allan Zaleski ... sound editor
Alexa Zimmerman ... sound editor

Visual Effects by 

Keira Alexandra ... title design

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bristol Baughan ... additional camera
Isaac Brown ... additional camera
Andreas Burgess ... additional camera
Eric Flagg ... additional camera
Ana Paula Habib ... additional camera
Hope Hall ... additional camera operator
Chris W. Johnson ... additional cinematographer
Gil Kruger ... additional camera operator
Meggan Lennon ... additional camera
Lee Nelson II ... additional camera operator
Matt Porwoll ... additional camera operator
Ryan Richmond ... additional camera
Brad Maughan ... additional camera operator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Macy Jones ... assistant editor
Jonathan Liebert ... digital cinema mastering
Scot Olive ... colorist
Samuel D. Pollard ... supervising editor
Lauren Auricchio ... editorial intern (uncredited)

Music Department 

Michael Panes ... musician: violin

Other crew 

Keira Alexandra ... title designer
Jennifer Zolten Freed ... post-production accountant
Savannah Freed ... production assistant
Jonathan Gray ... production counsel
Liz Modena ... production accountant

Thanks 

David Axelrod ... special thanks
Mike Blake ... thanks
Ronnie Cho ... thanks
Madelyn Dunham ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Jon Favreau ... thanks
Robert Gibbs ... special thanks / thanks
Chris Hegedus ... thanks
Meggan Lennon ... special thanks
Doug Liman ... thanks
Konrad Ng ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Auma Obama ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Barack Obama ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Malia Obama ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Michelle Obama ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Sasha Obama ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
D.A. Pennebaker ... thanks
Jojo Pennebaker ... thanks
David Plouffe ... thanks
Matt Porwoll ... thanks
David Rice ... in memory of
James F. Sams ... in memory of
Maya Soetoro-Ng ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Suhaila Soetoro-Ng ... very special thanks (as the Obama Family)
Chad Troutwine ... special thanks
Tommy Vietor ... special thanks / thanks

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