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The African Americans : many rivers to cross

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Rachel Dretzin GoodmanPhil BertelsenLeslie Asako GladsjoSabin StreeterAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2014] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
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),
ISBN: 9781608839971 1608839974
Language Note: Closed-captioned; English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH] and optional English video description.
OCLC Number: 864447394
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.

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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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