Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

Phillip Rodriguez

Jennifer Craig-Kobzik

Videographer & Animator
Claudio Rocha

Michael Zapanta
Chris Russell

Sound Design
Jon Oh

Grant Writers
Suzanne Smith
Katy June-Friesen

Associate Producer
Susy Garciasalas-Barkley

Voice-over Narration of Ruben Salazar
(Based on his writings)
Michael Manuel

Rose Portillo

Community Historian
Ricardo Lopez

Margaret Burnham
Mario Garcia
Felix Gutierrez
Ian Haney López
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
Roberto Suro

2nd Camera
Robert Fernandez
Hector Mata

Production Assistants
Kevin Castro
Joe Williams

Producer’s Assistant
Robyn Lopez
Lisa Frye

Assistant Editors
Jim Rosenthal
Marco Rodriguez

Location Audio
Adriano Bravo
Milo Rodriguez

Post Production Services
SFG Media Group

HD Online & Mastering
Timecode Multimedia
Color & Online
Stuart Ferreyra

Additional VFX
Francisco Ortiz

Promo Editor
Rick Batalla
Legal Counsel
Law Office of Sandra Cannon

Transportation Provided by
Southwest Airlines

El Paso Researcher
Carolyn Silvernail

Amanda Hombach
Lori Van Deman-Iseri

Elena Kadvany
Melissa Caskey
Avnee Mithaiwala

For Latino Public Broadcasting

Executive Producer for Voces
Sandie Viquez Pedlow

Series Producer for Voces
Luis Ortiz

Photos/Archival Material Courtesy of

Artists Rights Society (ARS),
New York/SOMAAP Mexico City

The Associated Press

Austin Presbyterian Theological
Seminary Archives, Austin, TX

Austin History Center,
Austin Public Library

California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives,
University of California, Santa Barbara

The California Historical Society Collection,
Regional History, Special Collections,
University of Southern California

Carlos Callejo

Paul Conrad © 1970 Tribune Content Agency,
LLC. All rights reserved

Oscar Castillo


El Paso Herald-Post

El Paso Public Library,
Border Heritage Photograph Collection

El Paso Times

Fernando Escandon

Rupert Garcia

Archive Photos/Getty Images
Denver Post/Getty Images
Disney ABC Television Group/Getty Images
Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images
Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Moviepix/Getty Images
National Geographic/Getty Images
Time &Life Pictures/Getty Images
Time & Life Images/Getty Images

D. Gorton

Family of Ruben Salazar

Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

LA Observed

La Opinión

La Raza Magazine & Newspaper Records at
the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
La Raza Photographic Staff
Pedro Arias
Manuel Barrera
Oscar Castillo
Fred Lopez
Joe Razo
Raul Ruiz

LASD Salazar Files

Lee (Russell) Photograph Collection, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Files on the Investigation of the Death of
Ruben Salazar, Boeckmann Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies, Special Collections,
University of Southern California

Los Angeles Free Press

Los Angeles Public Library
Photo Collection
George Brich
Sal Castro
Joe Messinger
Leonard Nadel
William Reagh
Shades of L.A.

Los Angeles Times
Copyright © 1966,
1967, 1968, 1969, 1963, 1962
1961, 1964, 1970, 1995, 2011.
Hector Tobar, Ruben Salazar
Lee Dye, Dave Smith, Richard Shaw
Richard Vasquez, Rick Browne
George Ramos. Used with Permission

NBC Latino

Newsweek, May 22 © 1970.
The Newsweek/Daily Beast
Company LLC. All rights reserved

Eduardo Quezada

Frank Sotomayor

Rolling Stones, LLC.
All Rights Reserved.
Used by Permission

Frank Romero

The Ruben Salazar papers,
Boeckmann Center for Iberian &
Latin American Studies, Special Collections,
University of Southern California

Ruben Salazar Project Timeline

Raul Ruiz, La Raza Magazine
& Newspaper

David Alfaro Siqueiros

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC/Art Resource, NY

Smithsonian Institute

Southern California Library

Stanford University Library
Department of Special Collections
and University Archives

Theodore M. Hesburgh Papers,
University of Notre Dame Archives

United States Postal Service

UCLA Charles E. Young Research
Library Department of Special Collections,
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives

University of Texas at El Paso Library,
Special Collections Department

The USC Archives, Special Collections

Western History and Genealogy
Department, Denver Public Library

Ernesto Yerena

Footage Courtesy of

AP Archive

Stephanie Cook

Denver Conference Footage
courtesy of Jesús Salvador Treviño
and Barrio Dog Productions, Inc.

Archive Films: Editorial/Getty Images

J. Gary Mitchell Film Company

Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive
USC Cinema School

Lisa & Dave Johnson

Don Justin Jones

KCBS-TV & KCAL9-TV Los Angeles

Tom Myrdahl

NBC Universal Archives

Regis Philbin

Requiem 29 by David Garcia

Footage of Park and Protest March
by Lionel Heredia

T3 Media

UCLA Film & Television Archive

University Library Jean &
Charles Schulz Information Center,
Sonoma State University

Vanderbilt Television News Archive


Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle
Original Compositions and Music by
Alejandro Cohen & Jake Viator

Los Blues
Written by Don Tosti
(P) Arhoolie Productions Inc.
Published by Bug Music
(BMI)/Tradition Music Co. (BMI)
All Rights Administered by BMG
Rights Management (US) LLC

Special Thanks & Consideration

About Productions
Manuel Aragon
Zita Arocha
Philip Baile
Bill Boyarsky
Perry Finney Brody
Mike Brown
Gil Carrillo
Lucy Casado
CCNMA: Latino Journalists
of California
Fernando Chirino
Civic Center Studios
Civil Rights and Restorative Justice
Project at Northeastern University
Law School
Frank Cruz
Joe Domanick
Dino Everett
Colleen Flynn
Dario Frommer
Luis Garza
Gabriela Knutson
Nancy Hamilton
Monica Hana
Pete Hernandez
Richard Hutchings
Chief James R. Lopez
Michael Lopez
Aizita Magaña
Norma Manzanares
Julie Merberg
Marcia Montez
Toby Muller
Rosalio Muñoz
Stephen Nuño
Samuel Paz
Frank Perez
Gil Reza
Rimona Ripston
Eugene Rodriguez
Bernardo Ruiz
George Sanchez
Herman Sillas
Carl Swanson
Charley Trujillo
USC Annenberg School for
Communication & Journalism
David Ventura
Michele Welsing
Claude Zachary

Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle is a production of City Projects, LLC and Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) with major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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