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The Resource African American lives, 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, (DVD videorecording)

African American lives, 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, (DVD videorecording)

Label
African American lives
Title
African American lives
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Widescreen (16:9 enhanced) presentation. A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Michael Bacon
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
RA1057.55
LC item number
.A375336 2006
PerformerNote
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1972-
  • 1933-
  • 1944-
  • 1956-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Grant, William
  • Kunhardt, Peter W
  • Judd, Graham
  • Farrell, Leslie D
  • Sweet, Jesse
  • Gladsjo, Leslie Asako
  • Bacon, Michael
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Tucker, Chris
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
  • Jemison, Mae
  • Jakes, T. D
  • Carson, Ben
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Kunhardt Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Videodiscs
Technique
live action
Label
African American lives, 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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 Gandbhir -- 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
Control code
ocm64202237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.)
Isbn
9781415716946
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051798
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
705179
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64202237
  • (Sirsi) a1057737
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
African American lives, 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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 Gandbhir -- 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
Control code
ocm64202237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.)
Isbn
9781415716946
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051798
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
705179
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64202237
  • (Sirsi) a1057737
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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