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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
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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.) : sound, color with black and white 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: 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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Good but lacks depth

by Tom2718 (WorldCat user published 2015-08-12) Very Good Permalink

Episode 2, Revolution, opines that the interests of Northern wealth and Southern wealth were different in the very early 1800s, as Northern states began banning slavery.  In fact, their interests were identical (until the 1850s: the instant those interests ceased being identical, the South seceded)....
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