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The American experience. / Roots of Resistance--a story of the underground railroad

Author: Orlando BagwellTheodore ThomasRuby DeeDavid G McCulloughLC Collection (Library of Congress)All authors
Publisher: United States : WETA-TV, United States : WETA-TV, 1990-01-16 ; 1991-01-14.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Series
Television
History
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Theodore Thomas; Ruby Dee; David G McCullough; LC Collection (Library of Congress); LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 31935838
Notes: Copyright: WBGH Educational Foundation, WNET-Thirteen. DCR 1990; PUB 16Jan90; REG 1Jun90; PA483-445.
Title in LC records for program has erroneously been listed as Routes of resistance--a story of the underground railroad and Underground railroad.
No. 216.
Viewing copy (VBG 4280) was taped from the original broadcast and viewing copy (VBH 3007) was taped from the repeat broadcast.
Reference sources used: copyright data sheet; COPICS data base; M/B/RS description files.
Credits: Narration, Ruby Dee.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (60 min.) (VHS) : sd., col., and b&w ; 1/2 in. viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (60 min.) : sd., col., and b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy (copy 2) 1 videocassette of 1 (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy (copy 3) 1 videocassette of 1 (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Roots of resistance--a story of the underground railroad.
Routes of resistance--a story of the underground railroad.
Underground railroad.
Responsibility: a Roja Productions film for the American experience ; directed and produced by Orlando Bagwell ; written by Theodore Thomas.

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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.

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