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Driving while black : race, space and mobility in America / producers, Emily Pfeil [and three others] ; co-producer, Greg Sorin ; directors, Ric Burns, Gretchen Sorin.

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan, (film director.). Burns, Ric, (film director.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem South Side Branch 323.119 DVD (Text) 33062009412595 New Adult DVD Non-Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library DVD 323.1196 DRIV (Text) 34455006781377 Adult DVD Non-Fiction Available -
Easton Main Library DVD 323.1 D (Text) 31901004474609 New Adult DVD Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712518
  • ISBN: 1531712517
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally released as a documentary in 2020.
Wide screen.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the African American experience for hundreds of years.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
DVD, 16 x 9 wide screen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject: African Americans > Travel > History > 20th century.
African American automobile drivers > History > 20th century.
Automobile travel > United States > History > 20th century.
Segregation in transportation > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Segregation > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Social conditions > 20th century.
Civil rights > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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