[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; featuring Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; writer, Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; series producers, Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell Music, Michael Bacon.
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
Listening to our past / producer and director, Jesse Sweet; editors, Eric Davis, Michael Weingrad -- The promise of freedom / producer and director, Leslie Asako Gladsjo ; editors, Joanna Kiernan, Geeta Gandbhr -- Searching for our names / producer and director, Leslie D. Farrell; editors, Merril Stern, Kathryn Moore -- Beyond the middle passage / producer and director, Graham Judd; editors, Kate Hirson, Stefan Knerrich.
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