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The first wired president. The first viral speech. 272 words that defined America.

Director / Producer / Cinematographer
Peter Schnall
Chana Gazit
Jim Isler
E. Donna Shepherd
David Strahairn
Coordinating Producer
Whitney Johnson
Associate Producer
Tristan Walker
Story Development
Don Campbell
Associate Editor
Matthew Flassig
Production Manager / Researcher
James Burke
Additional Camera
Tristan Walker
Color Correction and Online Editor
Björn Bellenbaum
Soundmix & Design
Brian Beatrice
Sound Editor
Cody Twitchell
Anthony Rhoads
Gary Pozner
Daniel Krakovski
Andrew Zucosky
Ana Popescu
Abraham Lincoln - Robert Broski
William H. Johnson - Anthony Aroya
Civil War Nurse - Isabel Schnall
Telegraph Operator - David Corradetti
Telegraph Operator - James Burke
Additional Crew
Assistant Director
William Kerr
Ted Ayd
Best Boy
Wade Tyree
Carl Hamilton
Telegraph Consultant
John Schultz
Assistant Director
William Kerr
Special Thanks
32nd Mass
The Gettysburg Anniversary Committee, Inc.
The Shriver House Museum
The Strasburg Railroad
The Provincetown Theater
Lord Nelson’s Gallery
1st Section, US Signal Corps, Department of New York
The White House Historical Society
RMC, Cornell University Library
Stock Footage
The Library of Congress
The National Archives
ITN Source
Associated Press
The White House Collection
The National Gallery of Art
Steve Burns and The Burns Archive
Corbis Images
Magnum Photos
Getty Images
Reuters Pictures
Picture History