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Africans in America

America's journey through slavery /

a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell ; writer, Steve Fayer.

Other Authors: Bassett, Angela., Bagwell, Orlando., Fayer, Steve, 1935-, Johnson, Charles Richard, 1948-
Format: DVD
Language: English
Published: South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, 2000
Edition: Collector's ed.
Subjects: Slavery > United States > History.
African-Americans. > History > To 1863.
Slavery > Economic aspects > United States > History.
Antislavery movements > United States > History.
Slave insurrections > United States.
Constitutional law > United States > Philosophy.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Causes.
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Summary: A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramiatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slaver's past through insightful commentary.
Item Description: Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998.
Related to: Africans in America : America's journey through slavery / Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team. -- New York : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Special features: Chapter search ; 2 songs from the Africans in America soundtrack ; access to the Africans in America web site, including a resource bank, teacher's guide, and youth activity guide
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hrs.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD.
Awards: Peabody award winner.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios.
ISBN: 157807553X :

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