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Written and Produced by Larkin McPhee

Editors: Andrew Ford, Mark Sutton, Terrence Ziegler

Music by: Michael Bacon

Mix: Doug Johnson

Associate Producer, Lea Sheloush

Content Editor, Justin Weinstein

Production Coordinator, Nikki Goloskov

Project Manager, Julie Schapiro Thorman

Post Production Supervisor, Tara Thomas

Executive in Charge, William R. Grant

Executive Producer, Beth Hoppe

A Production of Thirteen/WNET New York.
© 2003 Educational Broadcasting Corporation.

Web Credits:

Production Staff

Producer, Brian Brunius
Associate Producer, John Uhl
Production Assistant, Josh Zizmor
Production Assistance, Diana Cofresi

Design Staff

Art Director, Sabina Daley
Designer, Lenny Drozner
Production Artist, Ruiyan Xu

Technical Staff

Technical Director, Brian Patrick Lee
HTML Implementation, Brian Santalone
Lead Web Developer, Ben Chappel


John Uhl
Michael Templeton

Photo Credits

Many of images included on this Web site are from the series BIG IDEAS. Images for "Lifecycle of the Star" were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and are credited to NASA Additional photos are from the Library of Congress The industrial worker image used in the "Great Failures" article is by photographer Lewis Hine (c. 1920) "Power house mechanic working on steam pump" and is from the National Archives and Records Administration, records of the Work Projects Administration.

In Gratitude

"Big Ideas" is made possible through the generous support of The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Strachan and Vivian Donnelley, The Ambrose Monell Foundation and Rosalind P. Walter.

A very special thanks to Kristin Miller of NOW WITH BILL MOYERS for providing "They Know What They Like" in the Art and Life section of this site.

Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York's Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive & Broadband. Bob Adleman, Business Manager. Carmen DiRienzo, Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Affairs.

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