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African American lives

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kunhardt Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video, 2006.
Series: PBS Home Video.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Genealogy
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kunhardt Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781415716946 1415716943
OCLC Number: 64202237
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. In English dialogue.
Credits: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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.
Description: 1 DVD-video (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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 Gandbhir --
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.
Series Title: PBS Home Video.
Responsibility: 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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