PBS NewsHour

'Many Rivers to Cross' recounts African-American history

Clip: 11/26/2013 | 7m 32s

In "Many Rivers to Cross," Henry Louis Gates Jr. recounts 500 years of African-American history in a six-part series for PBS. Gwen Ifill sits down with Gates, a Harvard University professor, to discuss the journey of black Americans who created hope and persistence in the face of brutal discrimination.

Aired: 11/26/13

Rating: NR

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