Thursday, November 22, 2012

Roots of Resistance: American Experience

Roots of Resistance: American Experience

60 minutes

The heroic story of the Underground Railroad, a secret network designed to help African-Americans escape the horrors of slavery, comes to life in this moving installment of the PBS series "The American Experience." The program chronicles the creation of the organization as well as its intricate workings. Highlights include interviews with historians, as well as descendants of slaves and slave owners.

1780-1865 Underground Railroad

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