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Title 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.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL DVD - DKLY-12  DVD 973.0496 AFR    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL DVD - FPLY-13  DVD 973.0496 AFR    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Audio Visual - GPLG-7  DVD PBS AF    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Audio Visual - HCCY-13  DVD 2739    AVAILABLE
 Joliet Twp HS SD 204 - West Campus Stacks - JWHB-1  DVD AFRICAN AMERICAN    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  DVD 973 AFR 2006    AVAILABLE
Edition Widescreen format.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
Contents 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.
Credits Music, Michael Bacon.
Performer Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Summary 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.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject African Americans -- History.
African American families -- History.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
DNA fingerprinting.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary -- Feature.
Local Subject Digital video collection.
Added Author Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Grant, William (William R.)
Kunhardt, Peter W.
Judd, Graham.
Farrell, Leslie D.
Sweet, Jesse.
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Tucker, Chris, 1972-
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, 1944-
Jemison, Mae, 1956-
Jakes, T. D.
Carson, Ben.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
Kunhardt Productions.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1415716943
Standard No. 841887051798
Music No. 705179 PBS Home Video

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