Bernardo Ruiz

Bernardo Ruiz has written or produced programming for PBS, TLC, MTV, Discovery Networks and the National Geographic Channel. He has been awarded grants from ITVS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, Latino Public Broadcasting, as well as a New York Foundation on the Arts fellowship in Film.

He is a founding member of SubCine, a filmmaker-run distributor of independent Latino film & video and is the co-producer of the award-winning “The Sixth Section,”which was supported by grants from the MacArthur Foundation and the Rockefeller Fund. He is at work on a documentary on the life of Roberto Clemente for the award-winning PBS series, American Experience.

Production Credits

Producer, Director, Writer
Bernardo Ruiz

Caroline Waterlow

James Rutenbeck

Narrated by
Jimmy Smits

Senior Consultant
David Maraniss

Original Score by
Gary Lionelli

Michael Chin
Claudio Rocha

Associate Producers
Patricia Benabe, Lenina Nadal

Stills Animation
Anna Saraceno

George Simpson, Margarita Aponte Rivera, Patricia Armstrong, Sarah Chin, JT Takagi, Dino DiStefano

On-Line Editor
Mark Steele

Sound Mix
Heart Punch Studios

Additional Photography
John Foster, Stephen Kazmierski

Assistant Camera
Chad Djubek, Antonio Cisneros

Assistant Editors
Erin Waters, Marcos Meconi, Alexandra de Gonzalez

Rick Skutch, CPA

Fernando Ramirez

Academic Advisors
Adrian Burgos, Samuel O. Regalado, Rob Ruck

Puerto Rico Research Consultant
Soldanela Rivera

Additional Researchers
Lincoln Restler
Diana DiGioia

Production Assistants
Kelly Duncan, Casey Doolin, Joe Paclawski

Production Interns
Priscilla Alvarez, Michael Armstrong, Daniel Lanzman, Nemanja Mirkovic, Erik Perez, Carolina Sopper

Archival Footage Courtesy of
ABCNEWS VideoSource
Archive Films / Getty Images
Archivo de Imagen en Movimiento, Archivo General de Puerto Rico, Instituto de Cultura PuertorriqueÑa
BBC Motion Gallery
Carol Bass
FILM Archives, Inc.
Fox Movietone News, Inc.
Society of Western Pennsylvania, Senator John Heinz History Center
Historic Films Archive, LLC
J. Fred MacDonald & Associates
National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
NBC News Archives
Rare Sportsfilms, Inc.
SPPN Images
Streamline Films
UCLA Film & Television Archive
"Noticiero Viguié" John E. Viguié
The WPA Film Library
WPXI-TV Pittsburgh
Clemente Family Photographs, motion picture footage and excerpts provided courtesy of the Clemente family, used with permission. Copyright ©1960 - 2008, 21 In Right, Inc. All Rights reserved.
Major League Baseball ® footage used with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.

Archival Photos Courtesy of
AP Images
Archivo HistÓrico, FundaciÓn Luis Muñoz Marín
Les Banos
Carol Bass
©Bruce Davidson/Magnum
Jack Delano/Archivo Fotográfico, Archivo General de Puerto Rico, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Fondo de InstrucciÓn Pública
El Mundo Newspaper Imaging Project, University
of Puerto Rico
Propiedad de El Nuevo Día/Luis Ramos, Ramón Korff, Gary Williams. ©El Nuevo Día. Todos los derechos de autor reservados.
Getty Images
Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Heinz Family Fund
Dean Hochstetler
Walter Iooss Jr./Sports Illustrated
Mark Kauffman/Sports Illustrated
Paul Lauver
Library of Congress/Edwin Rosskam & Jack Delano
Neil Leifer
Hiram Maristany Photography
The Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, CUNY.
National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
Michael Pangia Collection
Copyright ©2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, All Rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.
The Pittsburgh Pirates
Duane Rieder Collection
The San Juan Star
Herb Sharfman/Sports Illustrated
Southwest Florida Museum of History
The Zorrilla Family Archive

Special Thanks
The Clemente Family
The Pittsburgh Pirates
Dan Hart
Matt Nordby
JetBlue Airways
Duane Rieder
Les Banos
The Zorilla Family
The Nadal Family
The Benabe Cintrón Family
Ramiro Martinez
Michael Wei
Peter Frumkin
Gigi Trabant
Doug O'Connor & Z Post
DW Gibson
The Ledig House Residency
The Westin Embassy Row, Washington, DC

For American Experience

Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky, Greg Shea, Glenn Fukushima

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-line Editor
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Charles Kuskin, Mark Adler

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Jay Fialkov, Janice Flood, Maureen Jordan, Scott Kardel

Project Administration
Julie Cresswell, Kelsey Dorwart, Susana Fernandes, Pamela Gaudiano

Brand Director
Sarah Montague

Marketing and Communications
Laura BowmanJen Holmes, Patrick Ramirez

Project Manager
Lauren Prestileo

New Media
Steve Bowden, Kim Ducharme, Nancy Farrell, Stephen Fitzmeyer, Anna Fort, Ravi Jain

Director of New Media
Maria Daniels

Series Editor
Susan Bellows

Senior Editor
Paul Taylor

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

A Quiet Pictures film for American Experience
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved.