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Title The Underground Railroad [videorecording] / produced by Triage, Inc. for the History Channel.
Imprint [New York] : History Channel : Distributed by New Video, c2002.

 Adult DVDs - Nonfiction  973.7115 U    CHECK SHELF
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Note Title from container.
"A new documentary that unveils the history, heroes, and villains of the abolitionist movement"--Container.
Performer Hosted by Alfre Woodard.
Credits Producer, Susan Michaels ; director of photography, Steve Suggs ; editor, Michael L. Sale ; music, Reg Powell and Andrew Powell.
Note Originally broadcast on television in 1998.
Audience Not rated.
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 The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.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.
Local Note MW, 2-09
Subject Slavery -- United States.
Underground Railroad.
Fugitive slaves -- United States.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
DVD-Video discs.
Alt Author Michaels, Susan (Susan H.)
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
History Channel (Television network)
New Video Group.
ISBN 0767050789
ISBN/ISSN 733961706291
Music # AAE-70629 History Channel


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