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The abolitionists [videorecording] / American Experience Films presents ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH
DVDs DVDs | PBS Distribution | c2013 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 326.80922 A)
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Imprint
Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; 5.1 surround.
Note
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Cast
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith.
Narrator, Oliver Platt.
Credits
Writer/director/producer, Rob Rapley ; editors, John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography, Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips.
Note
Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience."
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
"Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
Contents
Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
Local Note
MW, 2-13
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American experience (Television program)
ISBN
9781608838332
1608838331
ISBN/ISSN
841887018364
Music #
ABOL601 PBS
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