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The African Americans : many rivers to cross

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Rachel Dretzin GoodmanPhil BertelsenLeslie Asako GladsjoSabin StreeterAll authors
Publisher: Many rivers to cross Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed--forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Rachel Dretzin Goodman; Phil Bertelsen; Leslie Asako Gladsjo; Sabin Streeter; Jamila Wignot; Paul Brill; Kunhardt McGee Productions,; Inkwell Films (Firm),; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608839971 1608839974
OCLC Number: 868225863
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing ; audio described.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013.
Credits: Senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asaka Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamila Wignot ; editors, Paula Heredia, Kim Miille, Nancy Novack, Bruce Shaw, Howard Sharp ; original score, Paul Brill.
Performer(s): Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-PG.; Grade level: College, Adult.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation.
Contents: The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) --
The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) --
Into the Fire (1861-1896) --
Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) --
Rise! (1940-1968) --
A More Perfect Union (1968-2013).
Other Titles: African Americans (Television program)
Responsibility: production of Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC ; written by Henry Louise Gates, Jr.

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Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed--forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.

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