[United States] : PBS Distribution, c2012.
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Narrator, Laurence Fishburne.
Producer/director, Sam Pollard ; writer, Sheila Curran Bernard ; editor, Jason Pollard ; original score, Michael Bacon.
Originally broadcast on television in 2012.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Douglas A. Blackmon.
Special features: "The bricks we stand on," Douglas A. Blackmon shares how the project evolved (18 min.); behind the scenes.
Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.
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