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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2, The Age of Slavery: 1800-1860
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'The Age of Slavery' illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories a...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four, Interview with Daniel Littlefield, Carolina Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
Daniel Littlefield is interviewed about racism in the north and among abolitionists, challenges for former slaves and free blacks in the north, founding of black church congregations and community organizations, black labor vs. white labor, rice cultivation and malaria, preserving African traditions, matrifocal sl...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four, Interview with William Dusinberre, Professor of History, University of Warwick
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 33 mins
William Dusinberre is interviewed about Frances "Fanny" Kemble, wife of Pierce Butler and her journals documenting slave life; brutality on Butler Island, the lives of headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty on Butler Island, the breaking up of families, Dusinberre's belief that slaves practiced non-violent...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 33 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four, Interview with William Scarborough, Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 59 mins
William Scarborough is interviewed about slavery as central institution in the south, antebellum slavery and emancipation process, slavery and the Constitution, David Walker's appeal, Nat Turner insurrection, the South and the abolitionist movement, curtailment of civil liberties, slavery and perceptions of menial...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 59 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Three, Interview with Noel Ignatiev, Writer and Historian, Du Bois Institute, Harvard University, Visiting Associate Professor Bowdoin College
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Three (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
Noel Ignatiev is interviewed about the aftermath of Nat Turner's rebellion and the beginning of abolitionism, the expulsion of Native Americans to expand the system of slavery, westward expansion, slavery in the 19th century, slavery and race, fear of black equality, Frederick Douglass, racial supremacy, free soil...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Three (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Season 1, Episode 1, Interview with Frances Latimer, Historian
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Season 1, Episode 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
Frances Latimer is interviewed about the history of her family in Virginia, what Africans might have encountered when they first arrived, free man Francis Payne, land owner Anthony Johnson, Colony life for black and mulatto women, use of the court system, "Mine own ground," slave codes, reasons to study African...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Season 1, Episode 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian James Brewer Stewart, 2 of 5
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, WGBH Boston and Robert Kenner Films, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 27 mins
Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Fer...
directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, WGBH Boston and Robert Kenner Films, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 27 mins
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American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 1, Interview with Horace Clarence Boyer, Musicologist, 1 of 3
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 27 mins
Horace Boyer interview about a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tennessee, who set out on a mission to save their bankrupt school by giving concerts. Traveling first through cities in the North, then on to venues across Europe, the Jubilee Singers introduced audiences to the power of spirituals, the religiou...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 27 mins
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American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with Carol Berkin, part 1 of 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston and Apograph Productions, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 32 mins
Carol Berkin, Presidential Professor American Colonial and Revolutionary History; Women's History, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, Baruch College. Her publications include: Civil War Wives: The Life and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (2009).
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston and Apograph Productions, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 32 mins
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American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with David William Blight, part 3 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 33 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 33 mins
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