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Black patriots : heroes of the Revolution / produced by Six West Media Group for History ; director, Jyllian Gunther.

Gunther, Jyllian (Film director), (film director.). Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- (narrator.). Egerton, Douglas R., (commentator.). Dunbar, Erica Armstrong, (commentator.). Hodges, Graham Russell, 1946- (commentator.). Six West Media Group (Firm), (production company.). History (Television network), (production company,, publisher.). Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.), (film distributor.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at C.H. Booth Library - Newtown.
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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown DVD 973.31 BLA (Text to phone) 34014148588198 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Program content: ©2020.
Originally broadcast on History Channel in 2020.
Produced on recordable (DVD-R or DVD+R) media.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Kareem Abdul-jabbar ; commentators, Douglas Egerton, Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Graham Hodges.
Summary, etc.:
From the initial sparks of revolution in Boston to the climactic Siege of Yorktown and beyond, hear the story of the war within the Revolutionary War through the eyes of some of the most significant African American figures of our country's foundation, including Crispus Attucks, Peter Salem, Phillis Wheatley, and James Armistead Lafayette. Executive produced and narrated by NBA legend, best-selling author, and respected activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, this program features interviews with esteemed historians Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Graham Hodges, among others, to shed light on some unsung heroes who were integral to this country's independence.
System Details Note:
DVD-R; widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio; 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Participation, African American .
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
African American soldiers > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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