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The Resource Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own, PBS ; producer/director, Jesse Sweet, (DVD)

Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own, PBS ; producer/director, Jesse Sweet, (DVD)

Label
Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own
Title
Finding Oprah's roots
Title remainder
finding your own
Statement of responsibility
PBS ; producer/director, Jesse Sweet
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Learn about the past of the African American people and how more and more can be linked to their ancestors in Africa, thanks to genealogical research and DNA-analysis developments
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Jane Rizzo ... [et al.] ; original score, Michael Bacon ; additional music, Thomas Rutishauser
Dewey number
  • 929/.1072073
  • 929
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned; 2.0 Stereo
LC call number
CS49
LC item number
.F56 2007
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genealogy
  • African American families
  • Population genetics
  • Population genetics
  • United States
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • DNA fingerprinting
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own, PBS ; producer/director, Jesse Sweet, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS television in 2006
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
The search for roots -- The first branches -- Listening to the past -- A lynchable offense -- Ordinary records, extraordinary accomplishments -- Records back to 1870 -- Land and education -- Free people of color -- Finding the slave owner -- I know I come from this -- The legend of Jane Gates -- Three little letters -- Percentages -- Surprising ancestry -- Back to Africa
Control code
  • a405446
  • ocm80155090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Isbn
9781415729250
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052238
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
705223
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80155090
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Finding Oprah's roots : finding your own, PBS ; producer/director, Jesse Sweet, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS television in 2006
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
The search for roots -- The first branches -- Listening to the past -- A lynchable offense -- Ordinary records, extraordinary accomplishments -- Records back to 1870 -- Land and education -- Free people of color -- Finding the slave owner -- I know I come from this -- The legend of Jane Gates -- Three little letters -- Percentages -- Surprising ancestry -- Back to Africa
Control code
  • a405446
  • ocm80155090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Isbn
9781415729250
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052238
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
705223
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80155090
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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