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Monday, July 25, 2005

PBS greenlights 'African American Lives'

LOS ANGELES July 20, 2005 12:11:36 AM IST PBS, the U.S. public television network, has announced the production of a four-hour documentary called African-American Lives. The project's co-producers are Channel Thirteen/WNET New York and Kunhardt Productions. Executive producer, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., will host, Variety reports. The series to be aired during Black History Month in February will profile accomplished African-Americans, using genealogy and DNA to trace their roots from Africa to America, Variety said. Gates will narrate the subjects' day-to-day lives and scientists will delve into their family histories.(UPI)


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