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Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels
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directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
This documentary chronicles the journey of author Marcus Rediker as he retraces the path of the brave Africans who rebelled against their captors and seized the slave schooner Amistad in 1839, leading to a watershed US Supreme Court decision that sparked Abolitionist action leading to the Civil War. Based on Red...
directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8, John Legend / Wanda Sykes / Margarett Cooper
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 mins
Most African Americans struggle to trace their ancestors beyond Emancipation; slavery erased names and family ties with brutal efficiency. But what about the descendants of the handful of free black people who evaded bondage during that terrible time? Musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes discover the extr...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 56 mins
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