The Resource Finding your roots, Season 1, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media, (videorecording)

Finding your roots, Season 1, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media, (videorecording)

Label
Finding your roots, Season 1
Title
Finding your roots, Season 1
Statement of responsibility
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
CNSPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
929.1072/073
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • PBS Home Video
  • Kunhardt McGee Productions
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Ark Media (Firm)
Runtime
600
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genealogy
  • Celebrities
Technique
live action
Label
Finding your roots, Season 1, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[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 Stuart -- John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper -- Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Control code
ocn813206480
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 DVDs (10 hr.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
10715164
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)813206480
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Finding your roots, Season 1, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[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 Stuart -- John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper -- Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Control code
ocn813206480
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 DVDs (10 hr.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
10715164
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)813206480
Video recording format
DVD

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