Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad

DVD - 2002
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Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts.
Published: [Burlington, VT] : A & E Home Video ; [New York] : Distributed by New Video, 2002.
ISBN: 9780767050784
Branch Call Number: DVD 973.7 UND
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (150 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Michaels, Susan
Woodard, Alfre 1953-


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Oct 02, 2016

I have watched several DVD's about the underground railroad. This one so far is the one I found to be most helpful. Though it does insult my intelligence in the first few minutes, carefully explaining that the UR was not rail, and tunnels as many people mistakenly believe. (really, do people believe that - or am I insulting them here...hhmm?) This DVD was helpful in putting together all of the pieces and helping me understand the timing and how exactly the: Seminole Freedman, Spirituals, Fugitive Slave Act, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Dred Scot decision, John Brown's Raid, and other events unfolded to create our country's early civil rights events.


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