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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Jack YoungelsonLeslie Asako GladsjoJesse SweetGraham Judd; et al; All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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Features Gates guiding eleven other African Americans on a search for their ancestry while exploring the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage and slavery to the early 20th century. Shows how 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, Tina  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical (Nonfiction)
Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Biography
Genealogy
History
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Jack Youngelson; Leslie Asako Gladsjo; Jesse Sweet; Graham Judd; Maya Angelou; Bliss Broyard; Don Cheadle; Morgan Freeman; Peter J Gomes; Kathleen Henderson; Linda Johnson Rice; Tom Joyner; Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Chris Rock; Tina Turner; Kunhardt Productions.; Inkwell Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm); et al
ISBN: 1415738505 9781415738504
OCLC Number: 191078245
Language Note: In English ; Closed-captioned.
Notes: "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container.
Credits: Original score, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD in widescreen format (16x9), region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: The road home / producer/director, Jack Youngelson ; editor, Sari Gilman --
A way out of no way / producer/director, Leslie Asako Gladsjø ; editor, Merril Stern --
We come from people / producer/director, Jesse Sweet ; editor, Ed Barteski --
The past is another country / producer/director, Graham Judd ; editor, Kate Hirson.
Other Titles: African American lives two
Responsibility: a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inkwell Films & Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Features Gates guiding eleven other African Americans on a search for their ancestry while exploring the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage and slavery to the early 20th century. Shows how 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, Tina Turner, and Gates himself discover where they come from and who they are.

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