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American experience. : Roots of resistance the story of the Underground Railroad

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsTheodore ThomasRuby DeeIvan DixonAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Educational television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational
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History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)78806237
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Theodore Thomas; Ruby Dee; Ivan Dixon; ROJA Productions.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 647743998
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed July 14, 2010).
Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience.
Credits: Editor, Gail Yasunaga ; director of photography, Michael Chin.
Performer(s): Narrator: Ruby Dee ; voice of Frederick Douglass, Ivan Dixon.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 285837KB).
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Roots of resistance
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas.

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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.

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