Africans in America America's journey through slavery

WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

DVD - 2000

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary.

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South Burlington, Vt. : WGBH Boston Video c2000.
Item Description
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.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (DVD)(ca. 6 hrs.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Chin; editor, Chuck Scott; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios.
Corporate Author
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (-)
Other Authors
Steve Fayer, 1935- (-), Angela Bassett, Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-
  • Disc one. The terrible transformation
  • Revolution
  • Disc two. Brotherly love
  • Judgment day.
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