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The Resource The African Americans : many rivers to cross, A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot

The African Americans : many rivers to cross, A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot

Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross
Title
The African Americans
Title remainder
many rivers to cross
Statement of responsibility
A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot
Title variation
Many rivers to cross
Creator
Contributor
Author
Broadcaster
Film distributor
Host
Production company
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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African Americans (Television program)
Credits note
Editors, Paula Heredia, Kim Miille, Nancy Novack, Bruce Shaw, Howard Sharp ; original score, Paul Brill; directors of photography, Graham Smith, Stephen McCarthy
Dewey number
973.0496073
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • Grade level: College, Adult
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing and optional English video description
LC call number
E185
LC item number
.A47 2014
PerformerNote
Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr
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1968-
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  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Goodman, Rachel Dretzin
  • Bertelsen, Phil
  • Gladsjo, Leslie Asako
  • Streeter, Sabin
  • Brill, Paul
  • Kunhardt McGee Productions
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Ark Media (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
360
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Documentary television programs
  • Historical television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross, A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013
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
  • Disc 1
  • The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
  • The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)
  • Into the Fire (1861-1896)
  • Disc 2--
  • Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)
  • Rise! (1940-1968)
  • A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608839971
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020008
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AARC600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864447394
  • (OCoLC)ocn864447394
  • 342844
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross, A film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films, and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamilla Wignot
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013
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
  • Disc 1
  • The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
  • The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)
  • Into the Fire (1861-1896)
  • Disc 2--
  • Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)
  • Rise! (1940-1968)
  • A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608839971
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020008
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AARC600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864447394
  • (OCoLC)ocn864447394
  • 342844
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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