StoryCorps "A More Perfect Union" (2015)

When Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot. But in the Jim Crow era, she had a long fight ahead of her.

Episodes

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Making It

Noe Rueda grew up poor, and as a young boy had to help his family make ends meet.

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Marking the Distance

After losing her short-term memory, Gweneviere Mann was forced to navigate life in a new way.

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Facundo the Great

A Mexican American student thwarts teachers' attempts to Anglicize his name.

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Listening Is an Act of Love

Everyday people tell their extraordinary life stories in this half-hour special.

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Behind the Scenes

Meet Theresa Burroughs

A look behind the scenes as the Rauch Brothers meet Theresa Burroughs and work on "A More Perfect Union".


Credits

Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

Bill Wray

Storyboard

Rafael Rosado

Executive Producers

Dave Isay
Lizzie Jacobs
Donna Galeno

Producers

Mike Rauch
Maya Millett

Consulting Producer

Michael Garofalo

Coordinating Producers

Rachel Hartman
Makeba Rasin

Animation

Tim Rauch

Assistant Animation

Brandon Denmark

Inbetweening

Jae Il Son

Production Assistant

Sal Elvezio

Compositing and FX

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Yasmina Guerda
Nadia Reiman

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Special Thanks

Kathrina Proscia
The Safe House Black History Museum

Funding provided by

CPB
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

In partnership with

POV


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