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Story of the underground railroad

Shows the formation of the underground railroad and depicts the anti-slavery movement in America.

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  • "Shows the formation of the underground railroad and depicts the anti-slavery movement in America."@en
  • "Before the Civil War broke out, and during it as well, the "Underground Railroad" operated as an effective, secret network for African-Americans to escape the bonds of slavery. Roots of Resistance, from the PBS American Experience collection, chronicles the workings of the Underground Railroad, from its creation and support by ex-slaves and white abolitionists, to its up-close portrayal of the life-risking dash for freedom in the darkness. Highlights include archival photos, commentary by historians, and interviews with descendants of slaves and slave owners of a plantation in North Carolina."
  • "Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure."
  • "Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendents of slaves and slaveholders describing personal danger and risks involved in each slave's departure."@en
  • "Uses archival films, photos and recollections to tell of the efforts made to get fugitive slaves out of the South prior to the Civil War."
  • "Before the Civil War broke out, and during it as well, the "Underground Railroad"operated as an effective, secret network for African-Americans to escape the bonds of slavery. Roots of Resistance, from the PBS American Experience collection, chronicles the workings of the Underground Railroad, from its creation and support by ex-slaves and white abolitionists, to its up-close portrayal of the life-risking dash for freedom in the darkness. Highlights include archival photos, commentary by historians, and interviews with descendants of slaves and slave owners of a plantation in North Carolina."
  • "Chronicles the history of slavery in the United States and of the Underground Railroad, a network of escape routes black slaves took in the mid-1800's to freedom. Their flight from the South was organized by other escaped slaves and their allies, including Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass."@en
  • "Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure."
  • "Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure."@en
  • "Recounts the story of black America's secret railroad to freedom through narratives of escaped slaves. Viewers listen to interviews with descendents of slaves and slaveholders describing personal danger and risks involved in each slave's departure. After the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, even a successful flight to free territory didn't guarantee freedom from professional slave catchers who hunted down these men and women and returned them to a life on southern plantations."
  • ""Recounts the story of black America's secret railroad to freedom through narratives of escaped slaves. Viewers listen to interviews with descendents of slaves and slaveholders describing personal danger and risks involved in each slave's departure. After the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, even a successful flight to free territory didn't guarantee freedom from professional slave catchers who hunted down these men and women and returned them to a life on southern plantations"--Container."

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  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Television programs"
  • "Nonfiction films."@en
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."
  • "Internet videos."
  • "History."
  • "History."@en
  • "Educational films."
  • "Documentary television programs."
  • "Nonfiction television programs."

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  • "Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad /"
  • "Story of the underground railroad"@en
  • "Story of the underground railroad"
  • "Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad /"@en
  • "A story of the underground railroad."
  • "Roots of Resistance"
  • "Roots of resistance a story of the Underground Railroad /"
  • "Roots of resistance a story of the Underground Railroad /"
  • "Story of the Underground Railroad"
  • "Roots of Resistance a Story of the Underground Railroad."@en