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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Interview with Catherine Acholonu, Associate Professor of English Literature, Awuku College of Education, Nigeria
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation), 44 mins
Catherine Acholonu is interviewed about the importance of Equiano's narrative, how Africans reacted to the possibility of being stolen into slavery, Equiano's family's reaction when told about Equiano's story, Equiano's people and the difference between African slavery and American slavery.
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation), 44 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Interview with Charles Duell, Founder and President of the Middleton Place Foundation
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produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
Charles Duell is interviewed about the role of the Middleton family in South Carolina history, land ownership as a measure of wealth, Arthur Middleton's decision to grow rice, plantation life, concerns about insurrections, contributions of the Middleton family to the colonies and their role in the revolution,
produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Interview with John Fynn, Professor of History, University of Ghana
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produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
John Fynn is interviewed about the first Europeans in America and how trade began with Africa, beginning of the slave trade, impact of the gun on Africa, existence of slavery in Africa, unholy alliance between African and European traders, traditions, expertise and skills that African people brought to America, th...
produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Interview with Timothy Breen, William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Northwestern University
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produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 50 mins
Timothy Breen is interviewed about Anthony Johnson and life in 17th century Virginia, life of a slave vs. life of a servant, how race becomes the basis of law and politics, Anthony Johnson as a land owner and a slave owner.
produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 50 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Betty Wood, Professor of History, Oxford University.  1 of 2
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produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 54 mins
Betty Wood is interviewed about the propaganda to settle the New World, the Europeans' reaction to Native Americans, why the English did not use Native Americans for the work force, the early status of Africans in Virginia, Francis Le Jau's attitude towards the institution of slavery, Christianity and slavery, Le...
produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 54 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with David Blight, Professor of History and Black Studies, Amherst College.  1 of 4
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
David Blight is interviewed about how the age of discovery led to expansion requiring labor, the formation of the Royal African Company, and the meaning of British participation in the slave trade, the transition from indentured servitude to slavery, slavery and the growth of American society, erosion of human rel...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.  1 of 4
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 50 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about the change from indentured labor towards enslaved labor, Virginians' concerns about black and white servants, the earliest Africans in Virginia, the relationships between Europeans and Africans, Jemmy, the leader of the Stono Rebellion, the idea of freedom for Stono rebels,...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 50 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University.  1 of 4
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation), 52 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about slavery on the basis of race, Africans' fear that the Europeans were cannibals,The Middle Passage, the horrific conditions on slave ships, Olaudah Equiano's observations of brutality, the early status of Africans in Virginia, Creoles' concern about the arrival of African slaves,...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation), 52 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Peter Wood, Professor of History, Duke University.  1 of 2
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
Peter Wood is interviewed about the first settlers who came to America, the need for labor in Jamestown, English Protestantism, the implications of tobacco on labor needs in Virginia, the Africans' arrival in 1619, inheriting the mother's slave status, the shift from indentured servitude to lifelong slavery, the d...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, 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: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (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: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
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