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The Resource Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer, (videorecording)

Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer, (videorecording)

Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
Title
Africans in America
Title remainder
America's journey through slavery
Statement of responsibility
produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly ten years in the making, this landmark six-hour film series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography and riveting first-person accounts. [It] helps define the reality of slavery's past through the insightful commentary of a wide range of voices including General Colin Powell, authors John Edgar Wideman and Barry Unsworth and leading scholars. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett it offers unparalleled understanding - from slavery's birth in the early 1600s through the violent onset of civil war in 1860
Related
Awards note
Peabody Award winner.
Cataloging source
URB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon
Dewey number
973.7/1
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
E441
LC item number
.A37 2000
PerformerNote
Narrator: Angela Bassett
Runtime
360
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS on October 19, 1998
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc one: The Terrible transformation -- Revolution. Disc two: Brotherly love -- Judgment day
Control code
ocm45280462
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (360 min.)
Isbn
9781578075539
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421323094
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG999
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows ; writer, Steve Fayer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS on October 19, 1998
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc one: The Terrible transformation -- Revolution. Disc two: Brotherly love -- Judgment day
Control code
ocm45280462
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (360 min.)
Isbn
9781578075539
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421323094
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG999
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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