African American Lives (2006–2008)

We Come from People 

Episode three reveals stories of participants' ancestors during the early years of the United States, including a riveting account of life in slavery by Morgan Freeman's great-grandmother, ... See full summary »

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Jesse Sweet

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Maya Angelou ... Herself
Bliss Broyard Bliss Broyard ... Herself
Don Cheadle ... Himself
Morgan Freeman ... Himself
Henry Louis Gates ... Himself - Host
Peter J. Gomes ... Himself (as Rev. Peter J. Gomes)
Kathleen Henderson Kathleen Henderson ... Herself
Jackie Joyner ... Herself
Tom Joyner Tom Joyner ... Himself
Linda Johnson Rice Linda Johnson Rice ... Herself
Chris Rock ... Himself
Tina Turner ... Herself
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Episode three reveals stories of participants' ancestors during the early years of the United States, including a riveting account of life in slavery by Morgan Freeman's great-grandmother, unearthed within the records of the Depression-era Works Progress Administration, and Peter Gomes' ancestors, who were freed and supported by Quaker families in Virginia in the late 1700s.

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Release Date:

13 February 2008 (USA) See more »

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Kunhardt Films,McGee Media See more »
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