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Author: Steve FayerAngela BassettBernice Johnson ReagonCharles JohnsonWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1998.
Series: Africans in America, 3.; History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this third episode, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Charles Johnson; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 40478114
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS on October 21, 1998.
Related to: Africans in America : America's journey through slavery / Charles Johnson, Patrica Smith, WGBH Series Research Team.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires; editor, Jean Boucicaut; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios.
Performer(s): Narrator: Angela Bassett.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Africans in America, 3.; History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: Africans in America : America's journey through slavery.
America's journey through slavery.
Responsibility: produced by PBS for WGBH Boston ; produced by Jacques Jones ; writer, Steve Fayer.

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A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this third episode, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the southern United States.

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