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Roots of resistance : a story of the Underground Railroad

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsTheodore ThomasIvan DixonRuby DeeAll authors
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation : Distributed by PBS Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Educational
Documentary
Named Person: Harriet Tubman; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Harriet Tubman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Theodore Thomas; Ivan Dixon; Ruby Dee; ROJA Productions.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793694604 9780793694600
OCLC Number: 426158260
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience.
Enhanced DVD.
Credits: Editor, Gail Yasunaga ; director of photography, Michael Chin.
Performer(s): Voice of Frederick Douglass, Ivan Dixon ; narrator, Ruby Dee.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; NTSC.; System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Computer capable of playing DVD movies; Windows 95 or higher (or a Mac with 0S 9.0 or higher).
Other Titles: Story of the Underground Railroad
Roots of resistance, the story of the Underground Railroad
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 ; writer, 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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