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Watch New Preview Clips from Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s Sweeping PBS Docu-series on African American History

Photo of Jai Tiggett By Jai Tiggett | Shadow and Act November 11, 2013 at 3:18PM

PBS has released four new preview video clips for the remaining three episodes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s critically acclaimed docu-series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.
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PBS has released four new preview video clips for the remaining three episodes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s critically acclaimed docu-series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. 

The six-part, six-hour series "takes viewers on an unprecedented journey through African-American history—from slavery to freedom, and from the plantation to the White House."

The final episodes will tackle the Jim Crow era of 1897-1940, Civil Rights struggles of 1940-1968, and the reach towards a "More Perfect Union" from 1968-2013, and are set to air Tuesday November 12th, 19th and 26th at 8pm ET/PT on PBS.

Find the new clips below, and additional details and learning resources at PBS HERE

 


 


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