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Frederick Douglass and the white negro [videorecording] / a film by John J. Doherty; a Camel production
[Dublin, Ireland?] : Camel productions, c2008
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  E449.D75 F7382 2008    ON HOLDSHELF
Subject Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Subject(s) Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography
African Americans -- Biography
Antislavery movements -- United States
African Americans -- Relations with Irish Americans
Biographical films
Documentary films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; Region 1 NTSC
Credits Written and directed by John J. Doherty ; Producer, Catherine Lyons; editor, Juris Eksts
Summary This film tells the story of Frederick Douglass and "his escape from slavery, leading to refuge in Ireland at the peak of the Great Famine. The film focuses on the powerful influence Ireland had on him as a young man. It also explores the turbulent relationship between African Americans and Irish Americans in general."--Container
Alternate Author Doherty, John J
Camel Productions

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