Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; c2000.
2 videodiscs (6 hrs.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally broadcast on PBS on October 19, 1998.
Special features include: access to Africans in America Web site, including a Resource Bank, Teacher's guide, and Youth Activity guide; two bonus songs from the soundtrack.
"Peabody Award winner."
Related to: Africans in America : America's journey through slavery / Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team. -- New York : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Disc one: The Terrible transformation -- Revolution. Disc two: Brotherly love -- Judgment day.
Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; producers/directors, Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer.
Narrator: Angela Bassett.
Nearly ten years in the making this film offers unparalleled understanding of from slavery's birth in the early 1600s through the violent onset of civil war in 1860.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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