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Finding your roots / PBS.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. (Screenwriter). Bomse, Seth. (Film editor). Russell, Samuel. (Cinematographer). McCarthy, Stephen. (Cinematographer). Bacon Brothers. (Composer). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Kunhardt McGee Productions. (Added Author). Inkwell Films (Firm) (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608836574
  • ISBN: 1608836576
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, [2012]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc 1]. Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis -- Cory Booker/John Lewis -- Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada -- Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick -- [Disc 2]. Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi -- Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr. -- Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons -- [Disc 3]. Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stewart -- John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper -- Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Bacon ; editor, Seth Bomse ; directors of photography, Samuel Russell, Stephen McCarthy.
Participant or Performer Note:
With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Summary, etc.:
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; stereo; widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: United States > Genealogy.
Celebrities > United States > Genealogy.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Nonfiction television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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