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American Experience | Two Abolitionists Unite | PBS

Duration: 02:49
Program: American Experience #101
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.

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Post Date: October 18, 2012