THIRTEEN's Great Performances Chronicles Paul Simon's Graceland Journey Tonight
Paul Simon's Graceland Journey is directed by Joe Berlinger and produced by Berlinger, Jon Kamen and Justin Wilkes. The executive producers are Molly Thompson, Robert DeBitetto, Dave McKillop, Robert Friedman, Frank Scherma, Eddie Simon, Richard Story, Adam Block andGil Aronow. The cinematographer is Bob Richman and the editor is Joshua L. Pearson.
For Great Performances, Bill O'Donnell is series producer, and David Horn is executive producer.
Major funding for Great Performances is provided by the Irene Diamond Fund, the paulAnne Ray Charitable Trust, The Agnes Varis Trust, and PBS.
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