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African American lives. / [Episodes 1-2]

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.William GrantPeter W KunhardtGraham JuddLeslie D FarrellAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007, 2006]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : English
Database:WorldCat
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Genealogy
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; William Grant; Peter W Kunhardt; Graham Judd; Leslie D Farrell; Jesse Sweet; Leslie Asako Gladsjo; Oprah Winfrey; Chris Tucker; Quincy Jones; Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot; Mae Jemison; T D Jakes; Ben Carson; Whoopi Goldberg; Kunhardt Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm); PBS Video.
ISBN: 1415716943 9781415716946
OCLC Number: 183709062
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
Credits: Music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 streaming video file (110 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., color with black and white sequences.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: Flash 6.0 (or higher).
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.
Responsibility: a film by Kunhardt Productions ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; written by Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; series producers, Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/ WNET New York.

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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.

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