|类型/形式：||Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Michael Chin; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
|语言注释：||Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.|
|注意：||Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998.|
|制作人员：||Writer, Steve Fayer ; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios ; editor, Charles Scott ; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon ; director of photography, Michael Chin ; narrator, Angela Bassett.|
|演员：||Narrator, Angela Bassett.|
|描述：||4 videocassettes (270 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (32 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm).|
|内容：||Part I. The terrible transformation --
part II. Revolution --
part III. Brotherly love --
part IV. Judgement day.
|丛书名：||History's best on PBS.|
|其他题名：||America's journey through slavery|
|责任：||produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; WGBH Educational Foundation.|
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.