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The abolitionists [videorecording] /
American Experience Films presents ; an Apograph Productions Inc. film for American Experience ; a production of WGBH ; written, produced & directed by Rob Rapley.
imprint
Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.
description
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1608838331, 9781608838332
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Arlington, Va. : PBS Distribution, c2013.
isbn
1608838331
9781608838332
standard identifier
841887018364
publisher #
ABOL601
contents note
Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction -- Angelina's religious struggle -- Slavery and the American economy -- The Liberator -- The postal campaign -- Garrison faces a mob -- Angelina & Theodore Weld -- Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction -- Douglass escapes slavery -- Douglass flees to Great Britain -- The North Star -- Harriet's loss -- The great compromise -- Uncle Tom's cabin.
Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction -- Battle over Kansas -- Raid on Harpers Ferry -- The Civil War begins -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Victory.
credits note
Editors, John Chimples, Aljernon Tunsil ; cinematography, Tim Cragg ; original music, Tom Phillips ; narrator, Oliver Platt.
general note
Originally broadcast on the television series, "The American experience."
performer
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, T. Ryder Smith.
abstract
"Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
catalogue key
8739866
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 surround.
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School Library Journal, April 2013
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Main Description
The abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy-these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. What began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer became a fiery and furious struggle that forever changed the nation.
Main Description
The abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy—these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. What began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer became a fiery and furious struggle that forever changed the nation.

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