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Underground railroad

"It had no rails, no phantom trains, no shadowy subterranean tunnels. But for those "passengers" who successfully traveled what came to be known as the Underground Railroad, there was a very real destination: Freedom. For those who failed: a return to the living nightmare of slavery."--Container.

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  • ""It was America's first Civil Rights Movement, black, white and Native American, Christian and Jew, all working in the shadow of history for the common cause of freedom and the abolition of slavery"--ATAS notes."
  • "Tells the story of the 200-year struggle to break the bonds of slavery in the American South. Also chronicles the achievements of abolitionist figures Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, and William Lloyd Garrison."
  • ""It had no rails, no phantom trains, no shadowy subterranean tunnels. But for those "passengers" who successfully traveled what came to be known as the Underground Railroad, there was a very real destination: Freedom. For those who failed: a return to the living nightmare of slavery."--Container."@en
  • "Describes how the Underground Railroad became a symbolic name for the 200 year struggle for African American to escape from slavery. Using archival photographs, re-enactments, personal stories and commentary from historians, relates how slaves escaped, first south, then North as the anti-slavery movement grew and formed an informal network to help runaways. Outlines the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and highlights the achievements of abolutionists Frederick Douglas, William Still, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John P. Parker and others, whose efforts helped turn public opinion against the South."
  • "Story of the loosely organized network of runaway slaves, freed blacks and anti-slavery whites risking all in the name of liberty; with re-creations of escapes and acts of heroism; also chronicles the achievemenst of legendary abolitionists."
  • ""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 The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container."@en
  • "Climb aboard for an astonishing journey into America's history. See how this darkest period in our nation's past was illuminated by the fiery commitment of those who dared to believe in the dream of freedom...for all Americans."
  • "Tells the story of a 200-year struggle to break the bonds of slavery in the American South."
  • "Learn about the long path from slavery to freedom through historical documents, the words of descendants and scholars, as well as writings by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison and ex-slave Frederick Douglass."
  • "It was America's first civil rights movement, a loose network of diverse people bound together by conscience, determined to undo the institution of slavery one person at a time. "Conductors" risked fines and imprisonment in their devotion to the cause of freedom; "passengers" risked their lives."

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  • "Educational television programs."
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."
  • "Made-for-TV movies."@en
  • "Biography"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video."
  • "Historical television programs."@en
  • "Drama"
  • "Documentary television programs."@en
  • "Biographical television programs."
  • "Nonfiction films."@en
  • "History."
  • "History."@en
  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Streaming video."

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  • "Underground railroad"
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  • "Underground railroad a new documentary that unveils the history, heroes, and villains of the Abolitionist movement /"
  • "The Underground Railroad"@en
  • "The Underground Railroad"
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  • "Underground Railroad [a new documentary that unveils the history, heroes and villains of the Abolitionist movement] /"
  • "Underground Railroad"
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  • "Underground railroad [DVD]"
  • "The underground railroad"
  • "Underground Railroad."
  • "U2 Affair/ The Spanish H-Bomb Crash"
  • "The Underground railroad"