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The Underground Railroad [videorecording] / produced by Triage, Inc. for the History Channel ; producer, Susan Michaels
[New York] : History Channel : Distributed by New Video, [2002]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  E450 .U53 2002    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slavery -- United States
Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves -- United States
African Americans -- History -- To 1863
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Performer/Participant Hosted by Alfre Woodard
Credits Director of photography, Steve Suggs ; editor, Michael L. Sale ; music, Reg Powell and Andrew Powell
Note 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
Also issued on VHS
Summary "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 The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
Note 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
Alternate Author Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Triage, Inc
History Channel (Television network)
New Video Group

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