[Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Title from container.
Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; featuring Maya Angelou, Bliss Broyard, Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman, Peter Gomes, Kathleen Henderson, Linda Johnson Rice, Tom joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chris Rock, and Tina Turner.
Senior producer, Graham Judd ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; original score, Michael Bacon.
Originally broadcast in 2008 as a 4-part television mini-series.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Gates returns as host to guide more notable African Americans on a search for their ancestry. Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help Maya Angelou, Bliss Broyard, Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman, Peter Gomes, Kathleen Henderson, Linda Johnson Rice, Tom Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chris Rock and Tina Turner discover where they come from and who they are.
Episode 1: The road home / produced and directed by Jack Youngelson ; editor, Sari Gilman -- Episode 2: A way out of no way / produced and directed by Leslie Asako Gladsjo ; editor, Merril Stern -- Episode 3: We come from people / produced and directed by Jesse Sweet ; editor, Ed Barteski, Jr. -- Episode 4: The past is another country / produced and directed by Graham Judd ; editor, Kate Hirson.
African American lives two
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