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American Experience | Abolitionist Allies Fall Out | PBS

Duration: 02:54
Program: American Experience #101
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new urgency for formerly enslaved people. Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison no longer see eye to eye, and they have a falling out. "Douglass has had that experience. Garrison is a white man in a white man's America."

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Post Date: October 22, 2012