African American lives
African American lives


Widescreen format.

Publication Information
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2006]

Physical Description
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.

Listening to our past / producer and director, Jesse Sweet; editors, Eric Davis, Michael Weingrad -- The promise of freedom / producer and director, Leslie Asako Gladsjo ; editors, Joanna Kiernan, Geeta Gandbhr -- Searching for our names / producer and director, Leslie D. Farrell; editors, Merril Stern, Kathryn Moore -- Beyond the middle passage / producer and director, Graham Judd; editors, Kate Hirson, Stefan Knerrich.

Subject Term
African Americans -- History.
African American families -- History.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
DNA fingerprinting.

Documentary television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Grant, William (William R.)
Kunhardt, Peter W.
Judd, Graham.
Farrell, Leslie D.
Sweet, Jesse.
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Tucker, Chris, 1972-
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, 1944-
Jemison, Mae, 1956-
Jakes, T. D.
Carson, Ben.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-

Local Subject
DVD collection.
DVD collection (Closed captioned)

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Bayport Public LibraryNonfiction DVDDVD 973.0496 AFR11Nonfiction DVDs
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Nonfiction DVDDVD 973.0496 AFR11Nonfiction DVDs