The Resource The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

Label
The Melting Pot
Title
The Melting Pot
Contributor
Film director
Host
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives — and America’s cuisine. Tom Colicchio of “Top Chef” learns the hardships his family endured (famine, bandits) living in a tiny town in Northern Italy and celebrates the courage of his original immigrant ancestor, a man who crossed the Atlantic many times to bring the Colicchios to the United States; Ming Tsai, the child of immigrants who fled Mao’s Cultural Revolution, was raised to believe that his that his family’s Chinese past was obliterated by the Communists — instead, he finds that his roots can be traced back more than 2,000 years, yielding a large family tree; and Aaron Sanchez discovers that his family’s treasured Mexican roots include people who were Spaniards, Africans and Native Americans
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bertelsen, Phil
  • Gleason, John
  • Gurland-Pooler, Hazel
  • Soenens, Muriel
  • Streeter, Sabin
  • Sweet, Jesse
  • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colicchio, Tom
  • Tsai, Ming
  • Sánchez, Aarón
  • Genealogy
  • Celebrities
Technique
live action
Label
The Melting Pot
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1132540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1132540
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276472
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Melting Pot
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1132540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1132540
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276472
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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