The Resource African American lives, 2, 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, (videorecording)

African American lives, 2, 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, (videorecording)

Label
African American lives, 2
Title
African American lives
Title number
2
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
African American lives two
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original score, Michael Bacon
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Runtime
240
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
African American lives, 2, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • The road home
  • producer/director, Jack Youngelson ; editor, Sari Gilman
  • A way out of no way
  • producer/director, Leslie Asako Gladsjø ; 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
Control code
191078245
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 16x9.
Extent
1 videodisc (240 min.)
Isbn
9781415738504
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
705232
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)191078245
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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