African American lives 2 [videorecording] / a film by Kunhardt Productions ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; written by Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; senior producer, Graham Judd ; archival producer Lewanne Jones ; Leslie D. Farrell ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc., Inkwell Films, and Thirteen/ WNET New York.
1 videodisc (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2008.
The road home/ producer and director Jack Youngelson; editor, Sari Gilman -- A way out of no way/ producer and director Leslie Asako Gladsjo; editor, Merril Stern -- We come from people/ producer and director Jesse Sweet; editor, Ed Bartenski, Jr. -- The past is another country/ producer and director Graham Judd; editor, Kate Hirson.
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Maya Angelou, Bliss Broyard, Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman, Peter Gomes, Kathleen Henderson, Linda Johnson Rice, Tom Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chris Rock, and Tina Turner.
Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are.