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Kunhardt McGee Productions

Overview
Works: 66 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 8,493 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Historical television programs  Genealogy  Biography  Biographical television programs  Educational television programs  Case studies  Television mini-series 
Roles: prn
Classifications: E185.96, 152.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kunhardt McGee Productions
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Makers : women who make America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the story of how women have helped shape America over the last fifty years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in American history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy
This emotional life by Daniel Gilbert( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How can we all live happier, more fulfilling lives? [This program] explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals ... Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight by celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, John Leguizamo, Katie Couric, and Richard Gere, among many others"--Container
Faces of America : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faces of America introduces a wide range of cultural figures--representing a vast range of cultural and ethnic roots--to their ancestors and their stories, from the old country through the journey to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of authors, actors, musicians, athletes, educators, intellectuals and discovers stories and figures that had been forgotten or lost through the generations. Through original documents and photos, the program explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Along the way, Gates offers up a rich pageant of immigrant stories and reminds viewers that, if you trace the lineage of almost any American family back far enough, you will find an immigrant story
Finding your roots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Looking for Lincoln( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In light of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this documentary focuses on many of the controversial aspects of Lincoln's life--race, equality, religion, politics and depression. Interviews re-enactors, relic hunters, authors, scholars and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to gain perspectives on Lincoln's life and thoughts
Makers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy
Benjamin Latrobe : America's first architect( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compelling saga of the man who designed much of official Washington, including the central portions of the United States Capitol. His ideas ultimately defined the first uniquely 'American' architecture, but his life was a tumultuous series of creative successes and personal catastrophes, ending with his death in poverty in New Orleans
Exploring our roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA science, the programs illuminate the struggles and triumphs of Americans from many ethnic backgrounds. Taken as a whole, they share the history of our country and help define what it means to be American--Container
Finding your roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deval Patrick is the first African American Governor of Massachusetts, and Jessica Alba is an actress who proudly embraces her Mexican American heritage. But cutting edge DNA analysis reveals that their family trees in fact contain a far more diverse range of cultures and races. Jessica Alba descends from, Jewish ancestors, Mayans and the official cartographer of France's King Louis the 14th. Deval Patrick's roots lead to a black homesteader in Colorado and a white master who gave his former slave land after the Civil War. We also use DNA to delve deeper into the families of other guests from the series including Valerie Jarrett, Anderson Cooper and to overcome dead ends on host Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s own tree. The secrets encoded in their genomes challenge these guests' ideas about their families' histories and their identities today
This emotional life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second episode, Facing Our Fears, we look at emotions that are commonly regarded as obstacles to happiness such as anger, fear, anxiety, and despair. Our brains are designed for survival, and the negative emotions they create are vital to that mission. But those negative emotions can spiral out of control with debilitating effects. We meet a woman whose inability to control her temper is jeopardizing her relationships, a college student whose fear of flying is limiting her life and a teenager who is struggling to overcome clinical depression on the eve of attending college. We also meet veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and follow their journeys to find effective treatment. Across the episode, science reminds us that we are of two minds a rational brain that's relatively new and an emotional brain that's older than time. Sometimes emotion overwhelms reason, sometimes reason outwits emotion, and it is the endless struggle that makes our lives so painful, so joyous and so interesting
African American lives 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
African American lives 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are
African American lives 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
African American lives 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
This emotional life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can we all live happier, more fulfilling lives? [This program] explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals ... Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight by celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, John Leguizamo, Katie Couric, and Richard Gere, among many others
Nixon By Nixon : In His Own Words( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1971-73, Richard Nixon secretly recorded his private conversations in the White House. When the existence of the tapes was exposed during the Watergate scandal, Nixon refused to allow their release, explaining they contained "blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects" that could sully the presidency forever. Only certain conversations pertaining to Watergate ended up being heard at the time, but after Nixon's death in 1994, the government began releasing the tapes. In 2010, hundreds more hours of recordings were released by the Nixon Library. Using excerpts from the tapes, original press reports, and Nixon's reflections a decade after the tapes were exposed, Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words chronicles Nixon's conversations about historic events including the war in Vietnam, the Pentagon Papers leak, his Supreme Court appointments, and more. The tapes expose many of the "blunt and candid" statements made by the President about women, people of color, Jews, and, perhaps his favorite target, the media
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Age of Slavery' illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories and the forcible relocation of African Americans to the Deep South. Yet as slavery intensified, so did resistance. From individual acts to mass rebellions, African Americans demonstrated their determination to undermine and ultimately eradicate slavery
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 1968, African Americans set out to build a bright future on the foundation of the civil rights movement's victories, but a growing class disparity threatened to split the black community. As African Americans won political office across the country and the black middle class made progress, larger economic and political forces isolated the black urban poor. When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, many hoped that America had finally transcended racism. By the time of his second victory, however, it was clear that many issues, including true racial equality, remain to be resolved. How will African Americans help redefine the United States in the years to come?
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Black Atlantic' explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented '20-and-odd' slaves who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave trade soon became a vast empire connecting three continents. Through stories of individuals caught in its web, the episode traces the emergence of plantation slavery in the American South and examines what the late 18th-century era of revolutions - American, French and Haitian - would mean for African Americans and slavery in America
 
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