African American lives [videorecording] / a film by Kunhardt Productions ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; written by Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; series producers, Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/ WNET New York.
African American lives
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|Main||DVD 973.0496 African (Text)||31307018618159||Movies - Non Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1415716943
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen format.
- Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; 
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Listening to our past / producer and director, Jesse Sweet; editors, Eric Davis, Michael Weingrad -- The promise of freedom / producer and director, Leslie Asako Gladsjo ; editors, Joanna Kiernan, Geeta Gandbhr -- Searching for our names / producer and director, Leslie D. Farrell; editors, Merril Stern, Kathryn Moore -- Beyond the middle passage / producer and director, Graham Judd; editors, Kate Hirson, Stefan Knerrich.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music, Michael Bacon.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
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|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo.
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|Subject:||African Americans > History.
African American families > History.
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|Genre:||Documentary television programs.
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