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African American lives [videorecording] / a film by Kunhardt Productions ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/ WNET New York
DVDs DVDs | distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment | c2006 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 973.0496073 A)
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Imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2006.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; stereo.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Performer
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; featuring Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Credits
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.
Note
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
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.
Contents
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.
Local Note
MW, 4-06
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ISBN
1415716943
ISBN/ISSN
841887051798
Music #
705179 PBS Home Video
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