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African American lives

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, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen formatView 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
Films for the hearing impaired
Genealogy
History
Documentary
DVD-Video discs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
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.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415716943 9781415716946
OCLC Number: 949855442
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 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo.
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.
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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