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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsW Noland WalkerJacquie JonesLlewellyn SmithAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Boston Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; W Noland Walker; Jacquie Jones; Llewellyn Smith; Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; Michael Chin; Buddy Squires; Chuck Scott; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Charles Johnson; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 157807553X 9781578075539
OCLC Number: 45872687
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998.
Related to: Africans in America : America's journey through slavery / Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team. -- New York : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Special features: Chapter search ; 2 bonus songs from the "Africans in America" soundtrack ; access to the "Africans in America" web site, including links to a resource bank, teacher's guide, and youth activity guide.
Credits: Directors of photography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires ; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon.
Performer(s): Narrator: Angela Bassett.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; all regions; 4x3 full screen; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: disc 1. The terrible transformation (1450-1750) / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; Revolution (1750-1805) / produced and directed by W. Noland Walker --
disc 2. Brotherly love (1791-1831) / produced and directed by Jacquie Jones ; Judgment day (1831-1865) / produced and directed by Llewellyn Smith.
Other Titles: The terrible transformation.
Revolution.
Brotherly love.
Judgment day.
Africans in America (Television program)
America's journey through slavery
Responsibility: a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell ; senior producer, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer.
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A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary.

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