Better Angels


Everyone can make a difference. The Better Angels Society is comprised of individuals with an interest in preserving American history and introducing that history to current and future generations. Donor support is provided specifically to documentary films and their educational outreach materials, as well as support of civil discourse around the content of the films

WE ARE THANKFUL TO THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS FOR THEIR SUPPORT:

Gifts of $5 Million and Above

Jerome & Catherine Debs II
Fullerton Family Charitable Fund

Gifts of $1 Million to $4.99 Million

Amy & David Abrams
Jay Alix & Una Jackman
Gilchrist Baker Berg
Len & Emily Blavatnik
Diane & Hal Brierley
Warren Buffett
Barbara & Ray Dalio
Michael Ferro
The Golkin Family Foundation
Kissick Family Foundation
Jonathan & Jeannie Lavine, The Crimson Lion Fund
Leslie & John McQuown
The Montrone Family
Russell & Carla Paonessa & Family
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
David & Kelly Pfeil, The Pfeil Foundation
Lynda & Stewart Resnick
The Robertson Family Foundation
David Rubenstein
Gerry Schwartz & Heather Reisman
Stephen & Barbara Slaggie Family
Plus Anonymous Donors

Gifts of $100,000 to $999,999

Gary & Nancy Chartrand
Bernstein Family Foundation
Jackie & Mike Bezos
David Bonderman
Ken Burns
Jan & Rick Cohen
Drusie & Jim Davis
Gail & Richard Elden
Gail & Al Engelberg
Rosemary Enrico
Sandra & Bert Getz
GHR Foundation, Amy Goldman
Robert & Beverly Grappone
Dana & Karol Hamel
The Lavender Butterfly Fund
Lillian Lovelace
The Lyda Hill Foundation
The Lynch Foundation
Mannion Family Foundation
Tom & Bonnie McCloskey
Marcie & Pete McTier
Joan Wellhouse Newton
Offit Family Trust
Sharon & Jay Rockefeller
Mindy K. Shearer-Pfeil
Segal Family Foundation
Donna & Fred Seigel
Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Michelle Smith
Gillian & Robert Steel
Bobby & Polly Stein
Richard S. & Donnal L. Strong
Barbara Sweet
Daphne & Anthony White
Sue and John Wieland
Plus Anonymous Donors

Friends of the Better Angels Society

Carol & Ken Adelman
Crystal Aker
Howard Althiser, Sr.
Karol Ames
Don Anderson
Don Baer
Ann & John Baker
Lawrence Bartlett & Karen Ignagni
Pam & Jim Baucom
Lawrence Benenson
Joe Berry
Susan M. Binzer
Dennis Blair
David Blistein
Robert Bodey
Claire & Talmage Boston
Shawn Bresnahan
Nina Brown de Clercq
Suzanne & Nord Brue
Donna & Patrick Butler
Nancy J. Cable
Christy Carpenter
Jennifer Chu
James Cockrum
Tracy & Frank Collins
Nancy & Ed Colodny
Craig Collinson
Joan Corrigan
Lester Crown
Jim Crawford
George & Julie Cromer
Bradley Currey
Ciaran Dean-Jones
Leslie & Tom DeRosa
Meredith DeWitt
Harold Erdman
Marjorie Ann & Duane D. Erway
Nancy Evans
Marianne Eyer
Michael Fain & Judith Barnard
Darlene Fairfax
Nancy Farese
Beth & Michael Fascitelli
Melissa & Trevor Fetter
Julie & Greg Flynn
Lee Folger
Andrew Forman
Sherrie Frachtman
Claire Friedlander Family Foundation
Christopher C. Gates
GE Foundation Matching Gift
Michael Gevaert
Lillian Giornelli
The Glover Family Foundation
Stephen F. Goldmann
Lisa & Doug Goldman Fund
Gail Gordon
Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
Arthur N. Greenberg
Glenda & Gerald Greenwald
Holly Griffith
Kevin Gromley
Linda & Jon Gruber
Sue & Peter Gummeson
Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund
Bruce R. Halpern
Sally & Steve Hansen
Paul Hardt
Matthew Harrington
Allen Hart
Sallie Ann & Robert Hart
Andrew Hastings
Hegi Family Foundation
Doug Helppi
John & Andrea Hennessy
John W. Henry Family Foundation
David Hills
Frank Holbrook
Wallace & Winton Holladay
Allan Hubbard
Mary Ann Hyde
Craig Impink
Bay & Robert A. Innamorati
Amabel & Tony James
Marti Jenkins
Wayne Jennings & Joan Sorenson
Edwina & Tom Johnson
Brady Jones & Seth Amen
Joukowsky Family Foundation
Monique Kelly
Philip Kent
Leanne Kirk
Katie Kissane
Kim Klein
Peter Klein
David Kouchnerkavich
Steven L. Kunitz
Ted Krauss
Nitsa Lallas & Ignacio Arribas
James Langdon, Jr.
Gary Larkin
Louise Laufersweiler & Warren Sharp
The Ralph & Ricky Lauren Family Foundation, Inc.
Rebecca LeGrand
Michael Lemle
Sherry & Alan Leventhal
Leonard Levie
Melony & Adam Lewis
Jordan Lindberg
Chandler Lindsley
William & Mickey Lively
William Lockman
Polly & Charles Longsworth
Kenneth & Patricia Lore
Lowes Foundation Matching Gift
Robbie, Jennifer & E. Clark Lutz
Marie & Steve Macadam
Maine Community Foundation
Rodney & Elizabeth Margol
Polly & Kevin Maroni
Isabel & Peter Martin
Amy Matthews
Toni McFadden
Cappy & Janie McGarr
Robert & Susan McLellan IV
Mr. & Mrs. Casey McManemin
Marcie & Peter McTier
Wade Medlock
Marc Mellon
Christine & Lenny Mendonca
Bob & Eleanor Meyers
Tim Meyers
Giovanna & Brian Miller
Merv & Roz Morris
Ronald & Darlene Moultrie
Admiral Mike & Deborah Mullen
Lynette & Luat Nguyen
Carl Nicola
Becky Nordstrom
Colleen & Sam Nunn
Elva & Lawrence O'Brien
Susan & William Oberndorf
Peter B. Orthwein
John Palmer
Rajesh J. Parikh
Paul Payne
Margot & Ross Perot
Steven & Julie Plax
Ernie Pomerleau
Bob & Danica Posey
Ashley & Steve Quamme
Cheryl & Ken Quick
Karen Pearce Raley
Michael Ramsaier
Doug Redelman
Patricia Jehle & James Reidy
Christopher D. Roosevelt
Elliott & Joanne Roosevelt
Laura Roosevelt
Kenneth Rosenthal
Roger Sampson
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sands II
Paul Sanger
Dan Scanlon
Pat & Bob Schieffer
Christine Segatti
Jason & Kristen Schlesinger
Frederick Selby
Carey Shuart
Marcus Shull
Josh Simpson
John Skinkus
Phoebe Snow Foundation
Leon St. John
Craig Stapleton
Jay & Deanie Stein
E.W. Stetson III
Belinda & Craig Stevens
Jennese Stoik
Alaina & Robert Stout
Anne Stuart
Suffolk Construction's Red & Blue Foundation, Inc.
Ron & Barbara Sullivan
Barbara Sullivan-Parry
Nancy Swain
Robert Sweeney
Louann & Larry Temple
Stella & A. Bronson Thayer
Nancy Thomas
Sandra R. Turpin
Edith Wacksman
Erica Wagner
Shiela & Check Wagner
Russell Walker
Mrs. Rosemary A. Ward
David Wargowski
Jennie Watson
Samuel Webb, Jr.
Donna & Garry Weber
Peter & Elaine Weiss
Larry West
Judy Weston
Susie Coit Williams
Mr. & Mrs. Wendell Willkie
Carolee & Bill Wineburgh
Jennifer Wolf
Bob Woodward
Plus Anonymous Donors

GIFTS IN MEMORY & HONOR
In Honor of Kate Collinson
In Honor of Diane Carrion
In Honor of Tom Cousins
In Honor of David Cypes
In Honor of Ira S. Hirschfield
In Honor of Houston Public Media
In Memory of Donald J. Faught
In Memory of Charles Gromley
In Memory of Seymour & Marilyn Halpern
In Memory of Nancy Kaminsky
In Memory of David Nathan Klein
In Memory of Mrs. J. J. Parikh
In Memory of Vineta Merle Raley
In Honor of Sherrill Terry
In Honor of the War Veterans of America
In Memory of Linden C. Ward
In Memory of Lt. Colonel James Robert Watson

Sustaining Leaders to The Legacy of Ken Burns
Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
Bank of America
PBS
US Trust
WETA

Donors through 10.6.17

denotes board member or founding board member