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Anna
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directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins

November 1815. An enslaved woman named Anna is sold away from her family in Maryland to slave traders, taken to Washington D.C., and locked in a tavern garret. She is about to be sold to Georgia and separated from her children. Desperate and trapped, she makes a decision that changes everything. Based on true even...

directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
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Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3, The Woman in the Iron Coffin
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directed by Adam Luria, fl. 2013; produced by Impossible Factual, in Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. So great was her level of preservation, witnesses first assumed they had stumbled upon a recent homicide. Forensic analysis, however, revealed a remarkably different story. Buried in an elaborate a...
directed by Adam Luria, fl. 2013; produced by Impossible Factual, in Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
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Tell Them We Are Rising
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directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries - and path of promise toward the American dream - Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time e...
directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Four, Touch the Sky
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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 Four (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
The final hour brings the story up to the present day. As the 21st Century dawned, the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina came as a wake-up call, revealing that the black poor were still grappling with issues that the civil rights movement set out to resolve decades earlier. After this sobering revelation, Senator Barac...
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 Four (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 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 Three, Keep Your Head 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 Three (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 57 mins
The third hour reveals profound fissures within the country — and within black America — that deepened through the 1980s and '90s, just as African Americans were becoming more visible than ever. Gates visits his old friends Oprah Winfrey and Bob Johnson, who blazed astonishing trails during this era, reaching...
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 Three (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 57 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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Althea
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directed by Rex Miller, fl. 2008-2016; produced by Rex Miller, fl. 2008-2016 and Nancy Buirski, fl. 2003, Rexpix Media (Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 24 mins
This is the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), a truant from the rough streets of Harlem, who emerged as the unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s. She was the first African American to play and win at Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals (precursor of the U.S. Open), a decade before Arthu...
directed by Rex Miller, fl. 2008-2016; produced by Rex Miller, fl. 2008-2016 and Nancy Buirski, fl. 2003, Rexpix Media (Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 24 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 1, Interview with Jann Wenner, Founder of Rolling Stone, part 1 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 46 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 46 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 2, Interview with Jann Wenner, Founder of Rolling Stone, part 2 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 18 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 18 mins
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