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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsSteve FayerAngela BassettBernice Johnson ReagonAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation [producer] ; [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video [distributor], ©1998.
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considers the contradictions that lay at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Michael Chin; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 40463667
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998.
Credits: Writer, Steve Fayer ; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios ; editor, Charles Scott ; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon ; director of photography, Michael Chin ; narrator, Angela Bassett.
Performer(s): Narrator, Angela Bassett.
Description: 4 videocassettes (270 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (32 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm).
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Part I. The terrible transformation --
part II. Revolution --
part III. Brotherly love --
part IV. Judgement day.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: America's journey through slavery
Responsibility: produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Considers the contradictions that lay at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War.

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