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The African Americans : many rivers to cross / production of Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC ; written by Henry Louise Gates, Jr

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Host:
Gates, Henry Louis Jr.  Search this
Television producer:
Goodman, Rachel Dretzin  Search this
Television director:
Bertelsen, Phil  Search this
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako  Search this
Streeter, Sabin  Search this
Wignot, Jamila  Search this
Television composer:
Brill, Paul 1968-  Search this
Production company:
Kunhardt McGee Productions  Search this
Inkwell Films (Firm)  Search this
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Broadcaster:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)  Search this
Film distributor:
PBS Distribution (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Video recordings
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
Notes:
Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013.
Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Rating: TV-PG.
Grade level: College, Adult.
DVD, widescreen presentation.
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)
Summary:
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.
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Civilization  Search this
African American influences  Search this
Call number:
E185 .A47 2013
video 001510
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081035