Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Uniform Title African Americans (Television program)
Title The African Americans : many rivers to cross / production of Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC ; written by Henry Louise Gate, Jr.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  973.0496073 Af83 2013  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  973.0496073 Af83 2013  Disc 2    ---  Available
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo rda
video file DVD video rda
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Performer Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Credits Senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asaka Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot ; editors, paula Heredia, Kim Miille, Nancy Novack, Bruce Shaw, Howard Sharp ; original score, Paul Brill.
Note Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013.
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.
Audience Rating: TV-PG.
Grade level: College, Adult.
Subject African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
United States -- Civilization -- African American influences.
Schwarze. (DE-588)4116433-7
USA. (DE-588)4078704-7
African Americans. (OCoLC)fst00799558
African Americans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799698
African Americans -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst00799703
Civilization -- African American influences. (OCoLC)fst01352329
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., author, host.
Goodman, Rachel Dretzin, television producer.
Bertelsen, Phil, television director.
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako, television director.
Streeter, Sabin, television director.
Brill, Paul, 1968- television composer.
Kunhardt McGee Productions, production company.
Inkwell Films (Firm), production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 9781608839971
Standard No. 841887020008
Music No. AARC600 PBS Distribution

Available items only