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Slavery by another name [videorecording] / a production of TPT National Productions in association with Two Dollars & A Dream, Inc. ; produced and directed by Sam Pollard ; written by Sheila Curran Bernard
[Boston, MA] : PBS Distribution, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  E185.2 .B54511 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Employment -- History
African Americans -- Crimes against -- History
African American prisoners -- Social conditions
Forced labor -- United States -- History
Convict labor -- United States -- History
Slavery -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Blackmon, Douglas A. -- Television adaptations
Subject(s) Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, stereo
Language Soundtrack in English, with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Performer/Participant Narrator, Laurence Fishburne
Credits Editor, Jason L. Pollard ; original score, Michael Bacon
Note Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Douglas A. Blackmon
Originally produced for television in 2012
Rating: TV-PG-L, V
Summary Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
Note Special features include: "The bricks we stand on," Douglas A. Blackmon shares how the project evolved (18 min.); behind the scenes
Alternate Author Pollard, Sam
Bernard, Sheila Curran
Fishburne, Laurence, 1961-
Blackmon, Douglas A. Slavery by another name
TPT National Productions
Two Dollars and a Dream (Firm)
PBS Distribution (Firm)

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