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The Abolitionists

Author: Rob RapleySharon GrimbergRichard BrooksNeal HuffJeanine SerrallesAll authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Drama
Named Person: William Lloyd Garrison; Frederick Douglass; Angelina Emily Grimké; Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Brown
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Rapley; Sharon Grimberg; Richard Brooks; Neal Huff; Jeanine Serralles; Kate Lyn Sheil; T Ryder Smith; Oliver Platt; John Chimples; Aljernon Tunsil; Tim Cragg; Tom Phillips; Akeime Mitterlehner; Deborah Newhall; R Mark Hughes; Elise Viola; Jim Williams; American Experience Films,; Apograph Productions,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; WGBH Educational Foundation,; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608838332 1608838331
OCLC Number: 822336263
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience" in 2013.
Credits: Edited by John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography by Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; production designer, Akeime Mitterlehner ; costume designer, Deborah Newhall ; art directors, R. Mark Hughes, Elise Viola ; set decorator, Jim Williams ; executive producer, Sharon Grimberg.
Cast: Featuring: Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith ; narrated by Oliver Platt.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
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.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience Films presents ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH.

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"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.

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