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  • American Experience

Why We Made The Abolitionists | PBS

Duration: 03:00
Program: American Experience
Broadcast Date: Oct. 26, 2012

Filmmakers Mark Samels, Sharon Grimberg and Rob Rapley talk about American Experience's forthcoming three hour documentary film "The Abolitionists" - premieres Tuesday, January 8th on PBS. Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation. Subscribe to American Experience YouTube: www.youtube.com More about the film: www.pbs.org American Experience on Facebook: www.facebook.com Follow American Experience on Twitter: twitter.com

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Post Date: October 26, 2012