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Searching for Buxton

Searching for Buxton

A young African-American goes searching for his family past in a long-disappeared Iowa coal mining town and discovers that much of the goodwill his relatives enjoyed nearly a century ago is still elusive today. Narrated by Simon Estes. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
9-12
Curricular Areas
Social Studies
Series Length
1 episodes
Average Episode Length
29 minutes
Record Rights
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Program Description: A young African-American goes searching for his family past in a long-disappeared Iowa coal mining town and discovers that much of the goodwill his relatives enjoyed nearly a century ago is still elusive today. Narrated by Simon Estes.

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