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Independent Lens | The Painful Truth of Haiti's Colonial Past | PBS

Duration: 01:20
Program: Independent Lens #1318
Broadcast Date: Apr. 12, 2012

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, When the Drum Is Beating, Professor Robert Fatton considers how the French colonists depended on African slave labor to achieve economic dominance -- and used the most brutal methods to dominate the men and women they enslaved.

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Post Date: March 14, 2012