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

Blavatnik Family Foundation
Jerome & Catherine Debs II ☆
Fullerton Family Charitable Fund ☆
Jeannie & Jonathan Lavine, The Crimson Lion Foundation ☆

Gifts of $1 Million to $4.99 Million

Amy & David Abrams
Dawn Arnall
Jay Alix & Una Jackman
Gilchrist Baker Berg
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Diane & Hal Brierley ☆
Warren Buffett
Jan & Rick Cohen
The Cousins Family Foundation
Barbara & Ray Dalio
Alan & Marcia Docter
The Golkin Family Foundation
Kissick Family Foundation
David H. Koch
David and Susan Kreisman
Jo Carole Lauder
Leslie & John McQuown
Minnesota Community Foundation
The Montrone Family
Russell & Carla Paonessa & Family
The University of Pennsylvania
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
David & Kelly Pfeil, The Pfeil Foundation ☆
Lynda & Stewart Resnick
The Robertson Family Foundation
David Rubenstein
Schwartz-Reisman Foundation
Stephen & Barbara Slaggie Family
Bobby & Polly Stein ☆
Mr. Jack C. Taylor
Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust
Plus Anonymous Donors

Gifts of $100,000 to $999,999

Bernstein Family Foundation
Mercedes T. Bass
James R. Berdell Foundation
The Bezos Family Foundation
The Campbell Foundation
Michael Collins and Sandy Collins Foundation
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
David Bonderman
Stuart and Joanna Brown
Ken Burns
Gary & Nancy Chartrand
Drusie & Jim Davis
Ted Dintersmith and Elizabeth Hazard
Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund
Gail & Richard Elden
Gail & Al Engelberg
Rosemary Enrico
William H. Frist, M.D.
Sandra & Bert Getz
Marilyn and Michael Glosserman
GHR Foundation, Amy Goldman
Robert & Beverly Grappone
Dana & Karol Hamel
The Lyda Hill Foundation
Philip Kent ☆
The Lavender Butterfly Fund
Lillian Lovelace
The Lynch Foundation
Mannion Family Foundation
Tom & Bonnie McCloskey
McManemin Family Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas
Joan Wellhouse Newton
Offit Family Trust
Sharon & Jay Rockefeller
Segal Family Foundation
Donna & Fred Seigel
Mindy K. Shearer-Pfeil
Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Michelle Smith ☆
Gillian & Robert Steel
Barbara Sweet
Daphne & Anthony White
Sue and John Wieland
Leah Joy Zell and The Joy Foundation
Plus Anonymous Donors

Friends of the Better Angels Society

Carol & Ken Adelman ☆
Crystal Aker
Howard Althiser, Sr.
Karol Ames
Don Anderson
Marjorie Ann & Duane D. Erway
Sallie Ann & Robert Hart
Wendy and Billy Atwell
George and Cathy Ax
Susan and David Ax
Don Baer ☆
Ann & John Baker
Kristine Barr
Lawrence Bartlett & Karen Ignagni
Pam & Jim Baucom
Glynn Behman
Lawrence Benenson & Joe Berry
Judith Biggs
Big Stone Giving Fund
Susan M. Binzer
Dennis Blair
Mark & Susan Blieden
David Blistein ☆
Robert Bodey
Claire & Talmage Boston ☆
Dan Brawley
Shawn Bresnahan
Paul J. Brisson
Nina Brown de Clercq
Suzanne & Nord Brue
Childs F. Burden
Donna & Patrick Butler ☆
Nancy J. Cable ☆
Alison Carlson
Christy Carpenter
Mark Cebulski 
Courtney Chapin
Elizabeth Christians 
Jennifer Chu
Joshua Claybourn
Carlyn Clement
James Cockrum
Tracy & Frank Collins
Craig Collinson
Nancy & Ed Colodny
David Corban
Joan Corrigan
Peter P. Costa
Rob & Molly Cramer
Jim Crawford
George & Julie Cromer
Lester Crown
Bradley Currey
Chris Darling
Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Bob and Linda Davis Family Fund
Robert Davis
Robert D. Davis
Jon Dawson
Ciaran Dean-Jones
Ann Delorey & Chuck Kleymeyer
Joseph DePlasco
Leslie & Tom DeRosa
Meredith DeWitt ☆
Frances Dienstag
Dayton Duncan
Harold Erdman
Nancy Evans
Marianne Eyer
Michael Fain & Judith Barnard
Darlene Fairfax
Nancy Farese
Beth & Michael Fascitelli
Melissa & Trevor Fetter
Matthew Fischer
Julie & Greg Flynn
Mr. Paul Fogarty
Lee Folger
Steve Fontana
Andrew Forman
Sherrie Frachtman
Claire Friedlander Family Foundation
Elise & Tully Friedman
Christopher C. Gates
GE Foundation Matching Gift
Michael Gevaert
Lillian Giornelli ☆
The Glover Family Foundation
Lisa & Doug Goldman Fund
Stephen F. Goldmann
Greg Golkin☆
Gail Gordon
Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
Arthur N. Greenberg
Glenda & Gerald Greenwald
Edith M. Greenwood Living Trust
Holly Griffith
Kevin Gromley
Linda & Jon Gruber
Sue & Peter Gummeson
Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund
Kristen Hagan
Bruce R. Halpern
George Halvorson
Sally & Steve Hansen
Paul Hardt
Matthew Harrington
Sarah Harrington and Frederic Fanet 
The John W. Harris Family
Will Harsh☆
Robert Hart
Andrew Hastings
Mary G. Hegar and Anne Harrington
Hegi Family Foundation
Charlie Hellman☆
Doug Helppi
John & Andrea Hennessy
John W. Henry Family Foundation
Ronnie Heyman
David Hills
Frank Holbrook
Wallace & Winton Holladay
Shae Hopkins
Allan Hubbard
Mary Hunt
Mary Ann Hyde
Craig Impink ☆
Bay & Robert A. Innamorati
Steven Iuso
Amabel & Tony James
Patricia Jehle & James Reidy
Marti Jenkins
Wayne Jennings & Joan Sorenson
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Kathy St. John and Ian Morris
Edwina & Tom Johnson
Brady Jones & Seth Amen
Joukowsky Family Foundation
Jason Kelley
Monique Kelly
Deborah Kern
Jason Kidwell
Nathan B. Kinney
Leanne Kirk
Katie Kissane
Kim Klein
Peter Klein
David Kouchnerkavich
Ted Krauss
David & Carlie Krolick
Pamela Kurland & David Marchick
Steven Kusnitz
Nitsa Lallas & Ignacio Arribas
Debby & Rocco Landesman
James Langdon, Jr.
Gary Larkin
Louise Laufersweiler & Warren Sharp
The Ralph & Ricky Lauren Family Foundation, Inc.
Legacy Venture Fund
Rebecca LeGrand
Michael Lemle
Sherry & Alan Leventhal
Leonard Levie
Melony & Adam Lewis
Susan Liautaud
Jordan Lindberg
Chandler Lindsley
William & Mickey Lively
Mark and Ann Livingston
William Lockman
Polly & Charles Longsworth
Kenneth & Patricia Lore
Lowes Foundation Matching Gift
Chris Lucy
Robbie, Jennifer & E. Clark Lutz
Marie & Steve Macadam
Rick & Amy Magnuson
Maine Community Foundation
Claudia Malaya
Rodney & Elizabeth Margol
Polly & Kevin Maroni
Jacqueline B. Mars
C. Martin
Isabel & Peter Martin
Amy Matthews
Robert McCollam
Moira and Rich McCormick
Toni McFadden
Cappy & Janie McGarr ☆
Robert & Susan McLellan IV
Wade Medlock
Marc Mellon
Christine & Lenny Mendonca
Bob & Eleanor Meyers
Tim Meyers
Giovanna & Brian Miller
Karen and Jim Mitchell
Merv & Roz Morris
Ronald & Darlene Moultrie ☆
Admiral Mike & Deborah Mullen ☆
Lynette & Luat Nguyen
Carl Nicola
Mike and Jinja Nonn
Becky Nordstrom ☆
The Colleen and Sam Nunn Family Foundation
Elva & Lawrence O’Brien
Susan & William Oberndorf
Peter B. Orthwein
John Palmer
Rajesh J. Parikh
Paul Payne
PBS Distribution
Margot & Ross Perot
Elise H. Phares
Steven & Julie Plax
Ernie Pomerleau
Bob & Danica Posey
Professor Steven N. Pyser and Doreen Robinson-Pyser
Ashley & Steve Quamme
Cheryl & Ken Quick
Sandy Quick
Karen Pearce Raley
Michael Ramsaier
Robert Rassmussen
Doug Redelman
Jeff Rekieta
Denise M. Rhone
Christopher D. Roosevelt
Elliott & Joanne Roosevelt
Laura Roosevelt ☆
Kenneth Rosenthal ☆
Sherwin B. Rubin
Roger Sampson
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sands II
Paul Sanger
Dan Scanlon
Pat & Bob Schieffer
Gordon Schimmel
Jason & Kristen Schlesinger ☆
Richard and Dabney Schmitt
Paul Schoenwetter
Mark Schrader
Christine Segatti
Frederick Selby
Greg and Kimberly Shaffir
Carey Shuart
Marcus Shull
Josh Simpson
John Skinkus
Carla Sabloff Smith
Howard Smith
The Snider Foundation
Phoebe Snow Foundation
Southport Management, LLC
Joseph St. Germain
Leon St. John
Craig Stapleton
Stardust Memorials
Jay & Deanie Stein
E.W. Stetson III
Belinda & Craig Stevens
Jennese Stoik
William Stolzman
Alaina & Robert Stout
Dick and Donna Strong
Anne Stuart
Suffolk Construction’s Red & Blue Foundation, Inc.
Ron & Barbara Sullivan ☆
Barbara Sullivan-Parry
Nancy Swain
Robert Sweeney ☆
Lisa Taylor
Louann & Larry Temple
Stella & A. Bronson Thayer
Nancy Thomas
Brooke Thompson
Sandra R. Turpin
Alexa von Tobel☆
Harold W. Underhill
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 and Josh Weston
Peter White
Anita and Byron Wien
Susie Coit Williams
Mr. & Mrs. Wendell Willkie
Tim Wind
Carolee & Bill Wineburgh
Scott Wisdahl
Jennifer Wolf
Bob Woodward
Plus Anonymous Donors

GIFTS IN MEMORY & HONOR
In Memory of Betty O. Bourke
In Honor of Nancy Cable
In Honor of Diane Carrion
In Memory of Stephen W. Castner
In Honor of Kate Collinson
In Honor of Tom Cousins
In Honor of David Cypes
In Memory of Glynn E. Behman, Sr. Family
In Honor of Chris Darling
In Memory of Narah Del Castillo
In Memory of Donald J. Faught
In Memory of Charles Gromley
In Memory of Seymour & Marilyn Halpern
In Memory of Anne Harrington
In Honor of Ira S. Hirschfield
In Honor of Dr. Paula Hodges
In Honor of Houston Public Media
In Honor of Tamara Kaiser
In Memory of Nancy Kaminsky
In Memory of David Nathan Klein
In Memory of Roger Miller
In Memory of Mrs. J. J. Parikh
In Memory of Vineta Merle Raley
In Memory of Prince Edward Richardson
In Memory of John and Lillian Robinson
In Honor of Eleanor Roosevelt
In Honor of Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester, MN
In Honor of Bobby Stein
In Honor of Dick and Donna Strong
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
Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Foundation

Sustaining Leaders to The Legacy of Ken Burns
Bank of America
Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
Georgetown University
Library of Congress
National History Day
PBS
US Trust
WETA

Donors through 8.13.20

☆ denotes board member or founding board member