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What's it called? African American lives 2 [videorecording] / executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inkwell Films & Thirteen/WNET New York.
Who published it? [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
Edition info! Widescreen format (16x9).
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  973.0496 Afr  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Special stuff to know! DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Helpful notes! In English.
Performers! Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Credits Original score, Michael Bacon.
Helpful notes! Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008.
"Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container.
What's it about? Features Gates guiding eleven other African Americans on a search for their ancestry while exploring the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage and slavery to the early 20th century. Shows how genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help Maya Angelou, Bliss Broyard, Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman, Peter Gomes, Kathleen Henderson, Linda Johnson Rice, Tom Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chris Rock, Tina Turner, and Gates himself discover where they come from and who they are.
What's in it? The road home / producer/director, Jack Youngelson ; editor, Sari Gilman -- A way out of no way / producer/director, Leslie Asako Gladsjų ; editor, Merril Stern -- We come from people / producer/director, Jesse Sweet ; editor, Ed Barteski -- The past is another country / producer/director, Graham Judd ; editor, Kate Hirson.
Who'd like this? Not rated.
Helpful subjects! African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
DNA fingerprinting.
It's a special thing! Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Producer. Author of screenplay.
Youngelson, Jack. Producer. Director.
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako. Producer. Director.
Sweet, Jesse. Producer. Director.
Judd, Graham. Producer. Director.
Angelou, Maya.
Broyard, Bliss.
Cheadle, Don.
Freeman, Morgan.
Gomes, Peter J.
Henderson, Kathleen, 1963-
Rice, Linda Johnson.
Joyner, Tom, 1949-
Joyner-Kersee, Jacqueline, 1962-
Rock, Chris.
Turner, Tina.
Kunhardt Productions.
Inkwell Films.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other titles to try! African American lives two
African American lives (Television program)
Special numbers! 1415738505
Special numbers! 705232 PBS Home Video
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