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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian James Horton, 3 of 5
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 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, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian James Horton, 4 of 5
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 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, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 1, Interview with Katherine Preston, Music Historian, 1 of 2
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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), 24 mins
This video contains an interview with Music Historian Katherine Preston 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 a...
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), 24 mins
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American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 4, Interview with Toni Anderson, Music Historian, 4 of 5
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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 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 26 mins
Toni Anderson 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 religio...
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 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 26 mins
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American Experience: Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory, Part 5, Interview with Toni Anderson, Music Historian, 5 of 5
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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 5 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 18 mins
Toni Anderson 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 religio...
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 5 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 18 mins
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American Experience, Part 2, The Abolitionists - Part 2
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2, Interview with Edward L. Ayers, Historian, University of Virginia, 1 of 4
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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: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Ayers talks about the importance of Reconstruction in American History, changing identities, Willi...
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: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
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American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2, Second Interview with Edward L. Ayers, Historian, University of Virginia, 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: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Ayers talks about instability after the assassination of Lincoln, the black codes, Andrew Johnson...
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: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
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American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3, Interview with Clarence E. Walker, Historian, University of California, Davis, 1 of 3
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directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Walker talks about William Sherman's reaction to black men in the army, Sherman's meeting in Savan...
directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
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American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3, Interview with Ted Tunnell, Historian, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1 of 5
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directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Topics discussed are Marshall Twitchell, United States Colored Troops, violence in Louisiana, Free...
directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience: Reconstruction: The Second Civil War, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
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