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

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. (Added Author). 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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  • 4 of 4 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library DVD 929.1 F (Text) 39493108702772 Adult DVD Nonfiction Available -

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

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.
Language Note:
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Genealogy.
Celebrities > Genealogy.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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