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The Underground Railroad

Author: Susan MichaelsAlfre WoodardReg PowellAndrew Powell, (Pianist)Triage, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : History Channel : Distributed by New Video, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Michaels; Alfre Woodard; Reg Powell; Andrew Powell, (Pianist); Triage, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767050789 9780767050784
OCLC Number: 51287608
Notes: Originally produced for television broadcast in 1998.
"A new documentary that unveils the history, heroes, and villains of the abolitionist movement"--Container.
Recorded in Dolby digital stereo.
Special features: Frederick Douglass episode of A & E's Biography series; Emancipation Proclamation; Background information: the Dredd Scott Case; Harriet Tubman biography; timeline of key historical events.
Credits: Director of photography, Steve Suggs ; editor, Michael L. Sale ; music, Reg Powell and Andrew Powell.
Performer(s): Hosted by Alfre Woodard.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Triage, Inc. for the History Channel ; producer, Susan Michaels.

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"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.

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