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Africans In America, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University.  2 of 4
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about realities for slave families, the importance of kinship, communications among slaves, the relationships between master and slaves, the fates of slave mothers and babies, contradictory notions of freedom, why many slaves supported the British, Venture Smith, capitalism as a driver...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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Africans In America, Interview with Thomas J. Davis, Professor of History, Arizona State University and author of
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
Thomas Davis is interviewed about the differing visions of European settlers, how Europeans handle labor in the New World, the fears about the Spanish and Native Americans, the reality in Jamestown, the first Africans in Virginia, Anthony Johnson, what is unique about America between 1750 and 1800, the impact of t...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
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Roots: A History Revealed
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directed by Anthony Giacchino, 1969-; produced by Sean Sakamoto, fl. 2005-2017, Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Anthony Giacchino, 1969-, Time Travel Unlimited (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 43 mins
A one hour, unblinking, and fact-filled look at the real history of slavery, as revealed in Roots. This documentary features leading historians unpacking the history behind Africa at the time of Kunte Kinte and the Middle Passage, slavery on plantations.
directed by Anthony Giacchino, 1969-; produced by Sean Sakamoto, fl. 2005-2017, Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Anthony Giacchino, 1969-, Time Travel Unlimited (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 43 mins
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Roots: A New Vision
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produced by Kim Ferraro, fl. 1991-2017 and Brian Huffman, fl. 2008-2017, A&E Television Networks (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 43 mins
HISTORY's award-winning original specials explore the people, places, and events that have shaped who we are today. Whether offering in-depth perspective on ancient cultures, exploring geological wonders, or analyzing history's greatest military strategies, HISTORY specials provide an informative and entertaining...
produced by Kim Ferraro, fl. 1991-2017 and Brian Huffman, fl. 2008-2017, A&E Television Networks (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 43 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1, The Black Atlantic: 1500-1800
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'The Black Atlantic' explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented '20-and-odd' slaves who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave tra...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1, Foreigners in Their Own Land
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directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 52 mins
Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848.
directed by David Belton and Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Nina Alvarez, fl. 2002-2013, Ray Telles, fl. 1989-2016, John J. Valadez, fl. 2003-2010 and Daniel McCabe, fl. 2014, WETA Productions, Bosch and Co. and Latino Public Broadcasting, in Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 52 mins
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States, The States: Virginia, Ohio, Idaho, Alabama and North Dakota
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produced by Nicholas A. Stein, in States (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 43 mins
Journey through the Old Dominion, Buckeye, Gem, Yellowhammer, and Peace Garden States! This program describes the unique characteristics of Virginia (birthplace of several U.S. presidents, Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech, Jamestown, Bacon's Rebellion, and the Pentagon); of Ohio (first professional baseba...
produced by Nicholas A. Stein, in States (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 43 mins
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In Search of History, Frontier Doctors
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in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 41 mins
At each step in the march westward on the American frontier pioneers fought a cunning and ubiquitous enemy--disease and epidemics. There were wounds from knives and guns and no hospitals. To survive in the 18th and 19th centuries you had to find a doctor--or someone calling himself one. Meet the last defense again...
in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 41 mins
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Modern Marvels, 18, Ben Franklin Tech
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produced by Anthony Lacoues, in Modern Marvels, 18 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 43 mins
This documentary, produced by Anthony Lacoues, features Benjamin Franklin and his inventions.
produced by Anthony Lacoues, in Modern Marvels, 18 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 43 mins
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Part 1, USA, It's Our History, Part 1
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directed by Jean-Michel Meurice, 1938-; produced by Point du Jour International, Part 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2006), 50 mins
America has relied on its movie industry in order to spread its sense of values…in order to educate and integrate successive waves of immigrants from different cultural backgrounds. Hollywood brought to the screen major events, great men and mythical heroes of the American history. In a vast cinematic canvas of...
directed by Jean-Michel Meurice, 1938-; produced by Point du Jour International, Part 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2006), 50 mins
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