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The Resource Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston, (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
Title variation
America's journey through slavery
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War
Cataloging source
NUI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Orlando Bagwell ; writer, Steve Fayer ; directors of photography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires ; editors, Charles Scott, Jean Boucicaut ; music, Bernice Johnson Reagon
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator: Angela Bassett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1942-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bagwell, Orlando
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Fayer, Steve
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Reagon, Bernice Johnson
  • Walker, W. Noland
  • Jones, Jacquie
  • Smith, Llewellyn
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • PBS Video
Runtime
360
Series statement
History's best on PBS
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Documentary television programs
  • Historical television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998
Accompanying material
1 teacher's guide (32 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
pt. 1. The terrible transformation -- pt 2. Revolution -- pt. 3. Brotherly love -- pt. 4. Judgement day
Control code
40728717
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
4 videocassettes (360 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • AFRA-101
  • AFRA-102
  • AFRA-103
  • AFRA-104
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery, produced for PBS by WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998
Accompanying material
1 teacher's guide (32 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
pt. 1. The terrible transformation -- pt 2. Revolution -- pt. 3. Brotherly love -- pt. 4. Judgement day
Control code
40728717
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
4 videocassettes (360 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • AFRA-101
  • AFRA-102
  • AFRA-103
  • AFRA-104
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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