Production Team

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From left: T.R. Reid, Lisa Hartman, Rich Lerner, Mark McLaughlin.
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T.R. Reid interviews retired doctor Steve Meacham while Drew Levinson (sound), Rich Lerner (camera), and Ryan Cook (production assistant) record the scene. (Photo by Lisa Hartman)

T.R. Reid (Writer, On-Air Correspondent): The longtime foreign correspondent for The Washington Post is the author of the best-selling book, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care (2009).

Lisa Hartman (Producer): The president of Photopia Productions LLC has produced and directed NBC’s News for Kids and a series of educational programs for K-12 teachers. She also was a producer for the Art of Teaching the Arts for Annenberg Media. This is her first program for PBS.

Rich Lerner (Director of Photography): The veteran cinematographer’s work also can be seen in the Academy Award-winning documentary A Story of Healing, multiple PBS documentaries, PBS’s Frontline, and the BBC series Nature. He has been principal cameraman for several episodes of NOVA on PBS.

Ted Winterburn (Editor): Editor of major offerings for PBS’s Frontline, American Masters, and other high-profile programs. He began his editing career in New York with ABC sports for The American Sportsman. Winterburn lives in Denver.

Ed Stein (Story Consultant): The nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist, comic strip cartoonist, and writer, formerly worked at the Rocky Mountain News.

Miriam Lewin (Consulting Producer): She has served as the series producer for several large-scale educational packages for Annenberg Media. Her most recent project is the radio series Song of America, hosted by opera star Thomas Hampson.