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Race : the power of an illusion. Episode one, The difference between us

Author: C C H PounderLarry AdelmanChristine Herbes-SommersPilar N OssorioAlan H GoodmanAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A three part series exploring the history of race perceptions and behaviors towards races in the United States, within the context of recent scientific discoveries which have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode one follows students who sequence and compare their own DNA looking for a "race marker." It also looks at the history of racism in the U.S., the advent of stereotypes based on physical attributes  Read more...
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: C C H Pounder; Larry Adelman; Christine Herbes-Sommers; Pilar N Ossorio; Alan H Goodman; Joseph L Graves; Evelynn Maxine Hammonds; Stephen Jay Gould; Mary-Claire King; Richard C Lewontin; Independent Television Service.; California Newsreel (Firm); Moffitt Library (Berkeley, Calif.). Media Resources Center.
OCLC Number: 213721533
Notes: Streaming video (56 min.).
Credits: Executive producer, Larry Adelman ; music, Claudio Ragazzi; editors, Chuck Scott, Andrea Williams ; camera, Tom Fahey.
Performer(s): Commentary: Pilar Ossorio, Alan Goodman, Joseph Graves, Jr., Evelynn Hammonds, Stephen Jay Gould, Mary Claire King, Richard Lewontin.
Narrator: C.C.H. Pounder.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction: Berkeley, CA : Media Resources Center, Moffitt Library (University of California, Berkeley), 2007. Digitized from videodisc distributed by California Newsreel.
Details: System requirements: Windows media software.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Power of an illusion.
Difference between us
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Christine Herbes-Sommers ; produced by California Newsreel ; Independent Television Service.

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A three part series exploring the history of race perceptions and behaviors towards races in the United States, within the context of recent scientific discoveries which have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode one follows students who sequence and compare their own DNA looking for a "race marker." It also looks at the history of racism in the U.S., the advent of stereotypes based on physical attributes attributed to races and somatotypes with particular reference to African Americans.

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