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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, 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: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (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: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 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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America: Promised Land, Part 1
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directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
America: Promised Land chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States, anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated. Reveals the epic history behind the creation of America, exploring how and...
directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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America's Untold Story, Episode 2, Men of God, Men of Greed
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produced by Robbie Gordon, Small Planet Pictures Inc., 1186 Pictures LLC, Investigative Media Group Inc. and Thirteen Productions, in America's Untold Story, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
The first permanent European settlement in the United States was founded two generations before the Pilgrims arrived in 1565—not by English Protestants, but by a melting pot of Spanish, Africans, Italians, Germans, Irish and converted Jews, who integrated almost immediately with the indigenous tribes. America’...
produced by Robbie Gordon, Small Planet Pictures Inc., 1186 Pictures LLC, Investigative Media Group Inc. and Thirteen Productions, in America's Untold Story, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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America's Untold Story, Episode 3, The British Are Coming
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produced by Robbie Gordon, Investigative Media Group Inc., Small Planet Pictures Inc., 1186 Pictures LLC and Thirteen Productions, in America's Untold Story, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 51 mins
The first permanent European settlement in the United States was founded two generations before the Pilgrims arrived in 1565—not by English Protestants, but by a melting pot of Spanish, Africans, Italians, Germans, Irish and converted Jews, who integrated almost immediately with the indigenous tribes. America’...
produced by Robbie Gordon, Investigative Media Group Inc., Small Planet Pictures Inc., 1186 Pictures LLC and Thirteen Productions, in America's Untold Story, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 51 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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To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine
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produced by Alan Barker, fl. 1975, Life of Thomas Paine Productions (United States: Life of Thomas Paine Productions, 2016), 1 hour 13 mins
The extraordinary story of the man who changed the face of the world with his pen
produced by Alan Barker, fl. 1975, Life of Thomas Paine Productions (United States: Life of Thomas Paine Productions, 2016), 1 hour 13 mins
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Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey From Africa To America
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directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort & the sea islands of South Carolina. This beautiful, picturesque tourist destination is the epicenter of the Gullah culture; the foundation of African American history. From the horrors of middle passage slave voyages...
directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 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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