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What's it called? 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.
Who published it? [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition info! Widescreen format.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  973.0496 Afr  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Special stuff to know! DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo.
Helpful notes! Closed-captioned.
Performers! Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Credits Music, Michael Bacon.
Helpful notes! Videodisc release of the 2006 four-part television series.
Who'd like this? Not rated.
What's it about? Eminent Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., uses revolutionary breakthroughs in genealogical research and DNA analysis to take eight prominent African Americans on once-unimaginable journeys into the past, tracing their family sagas down through U.S. history and even back to Africa.
What's in it? 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.
Special stuff to know! DVD.
It's a special thing! Television programs -- United States.
Helpful subjects! African Americans -- History.
African American families -- History.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
DNA fingerprinting.
It's a special thing! Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Tucker, Chris, 1972-
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, 1944-
Jemison, Mae, 1956-
Jakes, T. D.
Carson, Ben.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-
Kunhardt Productions.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Special numbers! 1415716943
841887051798
Special numbers! 705179 PBS Home Video
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