The video materials on this timeline come from AMERICAN VOICES, a five part series made by Andrew for the BBC, originally broadcast in 2001.
The videos tell the story of the USA from 1917 to 1941 - an era of immigration, segregation, boom and bust, Depression and New Deal - through reconstructions of testimonies of everyday Americans originally interviewed in the late 1930s by the Federal Writers' Project.
All material written, directed and produced by Andrew Chater. Edited by Mike Burton. Music by Sandy Nuttgens. Graphics by Paul Trainor. Production Manager Denise Lesley. Director of Photography Toby Moore. Art Director Petra Cox. Location Photography Jerry Chater. Assistant Producer Anna Dooley. Consultant Christopher Culpin. Executive Producer for the BBC Derek Butler.
The videos are streamed with permission. Copyright rests with Andrew Chater, Lodestar Productions and October Films. No reuse, downloading or embedding without permission.