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Through the Fire: The Legacy of Barack Obama (TV Movie 2017) Poster

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Directed by 

Phil Bertelsen

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Marcia Smith

Cast (in credits order)  

Jesse Williams ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michele Bachmann ... (archive footage)
Glenn Beck ... (archive footage)
Cornell Belcher Cornell Belcher ... Former Obama Pollster
Beyoncé ... Herself (archive footage)
Mary J. Blige ... (archive footage)
Wolf Blitzer ... (archive footage)
John Boehner ... (archive footage)
Cory Booker ... U.S. Senator - New Jersey
Donna Brazile Donna Brazile ... Herself
Arun Chaudhary Arun Chaudhary ... Official White House Videographer
Hillary Clinton ... (archive footage)
Jelani Cobb Jelani Cobb ... Professor, Columbia University
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... (archive footage) (as Sean Combs)
Common ... Himself
Michaela Angela Davis Michaela Angela Davis ... Cultural Critic
John Edwards ... (archive footage)
Estelle ... Herself
Jimmy Fallon ... (archive footage)
Dianne Feinstein ... U.S. Senator - California
Henry Louis Gates ... (archive footage)
Regina Hall ... Herself
Anthony Hamilton ... Himself
Ange-Marie Hancock Ange-Marie Hancock ... Herself
Hill Harper ... Himself
Chris Hayes ... Himself
Mellody Hobson ... President of Ariel Investments
Jesse Jackson ... (archive footage)
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Herself
Samuel L. Jackson ... Himself
Valerie Jarrett Valerie Jarrett ... Senior Advisor to Presidnet Obama
Jay Z ... (archive footage)
Jeezy ... Himself
Broderick Johnson ... Himself
Van Jones ... Himself
Barbara Lee Barbara Lee ... U.S. Congresswoman
Regina Love Regina Love ... White House Aide to President Obama
David Maraniss ... Author
John McCain ... (archive footage)
Mitch McConnell ... (archive footage)
DeRay Mckesson DeRay Mckesson ... Activist
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Khalil Gibran Muhammad ... Professor - Harvard Kennedy School
Bill O'Reilly ... (archive footage)
Barack Obama ... (archive footage)
Michelle Obama ... (archive footage)
Brittany Packnett Brittany Packnett ... Activist
Keke Palmer ... Herself
Kenya Parham Kenya Parham ... Herself
Melanye Price Melanye Price ... Professor, Rutgers University
Usher Raymond ... Himself (as Usher)
John W. Rogers Jr. John W. Rogers Jr. ... CEO of Ariel Investments
The Roots ... Themselves
Marco Rubio ... (archive footage)
Angela Rye Angela Rye ... Political Strategist
Symone Sanders Symone Sanders ... Political Strategist
Al Sharpton ... Himself
Russell Simmons ... Himself
Anna Deavere Smith ... Herself
Michael Strautmanis Michael Strautmanis ... White House Aide to President Obama
Donald Trump ... (archive footage) (as Donald J. Trump)
Kerry Washington ... (archive footage)
Will.i.am ... Himself
Oprah Winfrey ... (archive footage)
Jeremiah Wright Jeremiah Wright ... (archive footage)

Produced by 

Phil Bertelsen ... producer
Angela Chambers ... senior editorial producer, BET News
Marley Cogan ... associate producer
Tracey Kemble ... producer: BET News
Stanley Nelson ... producer
Andrea Ortega-Williams ... line producer
Jason Samuels ... senior consulting producer, BET News
Tiffany Tate ... producer: BET News
Ambre Thompson ... line producer
Lauren Wimbush ... associate producer

Music by 

Gary Devon Dotson

Cinematography by 

Henry Adebonojo

Film Editing by 

Kathryn Moore
Akwesi Prempeh
Pierre Stefanos
Aljernon Tunsil
Keyon Williams
Sen-I Yu

Sound Department 

Patrick Donahue ... re-recording mixer
Sam Kashefi ... sound mixer

Editorial Department 

Rick Broat ... colorist
Tyrone Hardnett ... assistant editor

Other crew 

Fernando Ramirez ... legal services
Omrae Smith ... senior manager
Benue Stuart ... manager: encoding & broadcast media logistics, BET Networks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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