History Through Deaf Eyes – Film Credits


A Film By Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey

Narrated by Stockard Channing

Written by Ken Chowder


Inspired by the History Through Deaf Eyes Exhibition

Created by Jack R. Gannon

Project Director, Gallaudet University Jean Bergey

Senior Advisor Harry Lang


Contributing Filmmakers

Kimby Caplan, Listen

Wayne Betts, Jr.,Vital Signs

Arthur Luhn, Destination Eyeth

Andrean Mangiardi, Equilibrium

Tracey Salaway, That’s My Marshmallow

Rene Visco,Audism


Cinematography by

Allen Moore

Michael Chin

Stephen McCarthy

John Baynard


Music by Judy Hyman and Jeff Claus


Associate Producer Rebecca Rideout

Assistant Editor Alexia Zuliani

Animation and Graphics Amit Sethi

Post Production Supervisor Aaron Vega

Archival Research

Rich Remsberg

Polly Pettit

Michael Olson

Gary Wait



Robert Silverthorne

John Davis

Andy Turrett

Sara Chin

John Osborne

Scott Harber


Production Manager

Rebecca Arndt



Glenn Anderson

Benjamin Bahan

Pamela Baldwin

Dirksen Bauman

Douglas Baynton

Susan Burch

Howard Busby

John Christiansen

Harvey Corson

Jack R. Gannon

Merv Garretson

David James

Arlene Blumenthal Kelly

Alan Marvelli

Kevin Nolan

Katherine Ott

Carl Richardson

Roy Rosenzweig

John S. Schuchman

John Vickrey Van Cleve


Production Assistants

Gary Brooks

Kelly Duran

Bryan Horch

Bridget Klein

Joshua Sasson

Barry White


Dramatic Readings

George Guidall

Claire Augusta Bergey


Editing Interpretation Services

Joan Wattman

Mary Fahey


Online Editor

Steve Pequignot

Glue Inc.


Post Audio Mixer

David Wilson


Sound Design

Rikk Desgres


Archival Images

Academy Awards® Clips

© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Alabama School for the Deaf

American School for the Deaf

BBC Worldwide Americas

Brace Photo

Central Institute for the Deaf

Clarke School for the Deaf

Colorado School for the Deaf & Blind


Creative Arts Television

Davideo Productions

eFootage, LLC

F.I.L.M. Archives

Gallaudet University Archives

Getty Images

Historic Films Archive, LLC

John E. Allen Inc.

Rodney Kunath

Library of Congress

MacNeil-Lehrer Productions

Maryland School for the Deaf

Monadnock Media Inc.

Munroe Multimedia

Michael Olson

National Archives and Records Administration

National Library of Medicine

New York School for the Deaf

Parks Canada / Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada

Passport International Entertainment

Children of a Lesser God and You’d Be Surprised You’d Be Surprised

courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Rochester Institute of Technology / National Technical Institute for the Deaf

James S. Stokoe

The Supalla Family


Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Special Thanks

Sign Language Associates, Inc.

Richard & Gail Elden

Clarke School for the Deaf

Maryland School for the Deaf

National Association of the Deaf

Gallaudet University

California State University at Northridge

National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology

Margaret Ann Lindquist

Barry E. Bergey

Matthew Bergey


Production Manager

Jim Corbley

Tim Dombro



Cecily VanPraagh

Dewey Blanton


Station Relations

Karen Fritz

Suzanne Masri



Anne Harrington


Art Director

Cynthia Aldridge


Executive Producer

Karen Kenton


Executive Producer

Dalton Delan


THROUGH DEAF EYES is a production of WETA Washington, D.C. & Florentine Films /Hott Productions, Inc. in association with Gallaudet University.


Produced by WETA Washington, D.C. and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc.,who are solely responsible for its content.

WETA Washington, D.C., 2007

Through Deaf Eyes documentary

Through Deaf Eyes is a two-hour documentary that explores almost 200 years of Deaf life in America and presents a broad range of perspectives on what it means to be deaf. The film is propelled by the stories of people, both eminent and ordinary, and...

History Through Deaf Eyes

Resource Type: Archives & Exhibits