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The Secret History of American Surveillance

Few remember that the origins of our modern American surveillance state were forged over 115 years ago, half a world away in the Philippine Islands.

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Credits

Director and Producer
Ariane Wu

Narrator
Hilary Hess

Motion Graphics Artist
Richard Levien

Sound Mixer
Christopher Galipo

Music courtesy of Audio Network
“Queensland Drover” by Mark Johns
“Parade” by Chris Blackwell
“Squirrel Picnic” by David O’Brien
“Snare Drum March” by Patrick Hawes
“Battle Call” by Patrick Hawes
“Neutrinos” by Paul Mottram
“Towers of Glass” by Matt Hill
“Devious Thoughts” by Paul Mottram

Additional music
“Action Man” by Terry Keating and Warren Slye

PostScript theme music
Jason Kick

Executive Producer
Amanda Pike

Editorial Directors
Robert Salladay
Amy Pyle

Images and footage courtesy of
VideoBlocks
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Shutterstock
Beachfront B-Roll
Peter Menchini
Democracy Now
“This Week With George Stephanopoulos”
Fox News
Yale University Art Gallery
Library of Congress
National Archives and Records Administration
AT&T
University of California Libraries Internet Archive
University of Michigan
U.S. Army
911archive
C-SPAN 2
Flickr user Stephen Melkisethian
U.S. Air Force
IBM Archives

Special thanks to
Ali Winston
Yasha Levine
Fernando Diaz

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