Faces of America DVD
Faces of AmericaDVD
West Virginia-born scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides viewers on a three-part exploration of America's well-known "melting pot"-examining the unique struggles and successes of citizens able to transform displacement, poverty, and discrimination into prosperity. Special guest appearances are made by President Obama's inaugural poet Elizabeth Alexander, chef Mario Batali, novelist Louise Erdrich, Yo-Yo Ma, Stephen Colbert, Meryl Streep, and others. 4 hrs. Standard; Soundtrack: English.