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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Rachel Dretzin Goodman; Phil Bertelsen; Leslie Asako Gladsjo; Sabin Streeter; Paul Brill; Kunhardt McGee Productions,; Inkwell Films (Firm),; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; Ark Media (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
|Language Note:||Closed-captioned; English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH] and optional English video description.|
|Notes:||Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013.|
|Credits:||Editors, Paula Heredia, Kim Miille, Nancy Novack, Bruce Shaw, Howard Sharp ; original score, Paul Brill; directors of photography, Graham Smith, Stephen McCarthy.|
|Performer(s):||Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.; Grade level: College, Adult.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; stereo.|
|Contents:||The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) --
The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) --
Into the Fire (1861-1896) --
Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) --
Rise! (1940-1968) --
A More Perfect Union (1968-2013).
|Other Titles:||African Americans (Television program)
Many rivers to cross
|Responsibility:||A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot.|
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
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