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The Resource Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell; writer, Steve Fayer

Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell; writer, Steve Fayer

Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
Title
Africans in America
Title remainder
America's journey through slavery
Statement of responsibility
a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell; writer, Steve Fayer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
OCO
Characteristic
videorecording
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Africans in America (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator: Angela Bassett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Johnson, Charles Richard
Runtime
360
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  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell; writer, Steve Fayer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The terrible transformation -- Revolution -- Disc two. Brotherly love -- Judgement day
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hrs.)
Isbn
9781578075539
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • ocm45872687
  • 3958-30360
  • 920953
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, a production of WGBH Boston ; executive producer, Orlando Bagwell; writer, Steve Fayer
Publication
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The terrible transformation -- Revolution -- Disc two. Brotherly love -- Judgement day
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hrs.)
Isbn
9781578075539
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • ocm45872687
  • 3958-30360
  • 920953
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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