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  • Published: [United States] : PBS Home Video, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 9781608832026
  • 1608832023
  • 841887012058

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Faces of America

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Call number: DVD 929 Fa

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Originally produced as a television program in 2010.

episode 1. Our American stories / produced and directed by John Maggio ; episode 2. Making America / produced and directed by Leslie Asako Gladjo ; episode 3. Becoming American / produced and directed by Sue Williams ; episode 4. Know thyself / produced and directed by Stephen Ives and Amanda Pollak.

Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Elizabeth Alexander, Mario Batali, Stephen Colbert, Louise Erdrich, Malcolm Gladwell, Eva Longoria, Yo-Yo Ma, Mike Nichols, Queen Noor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Meryl Streep, Kristi Yamaguchi.

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned celebrities including Meryl Streep and Queen Noor. Looking to the wider immigrant experience, Professor Gates follows the threads of his guests' lives back to their origins. Along the way, the many stories he uncovers illuminate the American experience.

DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.

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