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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1, The Road Home
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produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3, We Come From People
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produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1, Origins
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directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent,...
directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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American Experience, Part 3, The Abolitionists - Part 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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American Masters, Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me
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directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sally Rosenthal, fl. 1999 and Michael Kantor, fl. 1990, Thirteen Productions, ZDF Television and ARTE, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
He was "Mr. Entertainment," a show-business meteor who blazed across the twentieth century. Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. Yet, his life was complex, complicated, and contradictory. Sammy Davis, Jr.: I'...
directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sally Rosenthal, fl. 1999 and Michael Kantor, fl. 1990, Thirteen Productions, ZDF Television and ARTE, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2, August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Digital
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directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Thirteen Productions and WQED, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 1 hour 25 mins

Explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), the man some call America's Shakespeare, from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. Film and theater luminaries including Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne, James Earl Jones, Suzan-Lori Parks, and Phyl...

directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Thirteen Productions and WQED, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 1 hour 25 mins
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One, Out of the Shadows
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directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
The series begins at a crucial turning point in American history: the Selma marches that led to the signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the urban rebellion that broke out in Watts just a few days later. Watts marked a new phase in the black struggle, revealing that our nation's racial issues were not confin...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two, Move on Up
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directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 56 mins
The second hour dramatizes the diverging paths for African Americans that emerged in the 1970s and early '80s, as well as the outbursts of white backlash that marked these years. We see how the civil rights era propelled a growing portion of black America into true upward mobility, allowing them to join the middle...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 56 mins
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Frontline, A Class Divided
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directed by William Peters, fl. 1985; produced by William Peters, fl. 1985, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 55 mins
On the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in April 1968, Jane Elliott's third graders from the small, all-white town of Riceville, Iowa, came to class confused and upset. They recently had made King their "Hero of the Month," and they couldn't understand why someone would kill him. So Elliott decided to...
directed by William Peters, fl. 1985; produced by William Peters, fl. 1985, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 55 mins
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Frontline, The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 54 mins
FRONTLINE presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership and life's method through intimate recollections with friends, political allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years, transforming himself i...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 54 mins
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