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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian Dennis Frye 6 of 6
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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), 26 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), 26 mins
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American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with Manisha Sinha, part 1 of 4
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produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 mins
Manisha Sinha is Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of "The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina" (University of North Carolina Press, 2000) and "To Live and Die in the Holy Cause: Abolition and the Origins o...
produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 mins
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This is Nollywood
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directed by Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Robert Caputo, fl. 1998 and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017, Eureka Film Productions and Center for Digital Imaging Arts (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins
First came Hollywood, then Bollywood and now Nollywood, Nigeria’s booming film industry, which released 2000 features in 2006 alone. Where else can you shoot a full-length dramatic film for $10,000 in 7 days? Until recently little known outside its own country, THIS IS NOLLYWOOD explains why Nigerian video produ...
directed by Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Robert Caputo, fl. 1998 and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017, Eureka Film Productions and Center for Digital Imaging Arts (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black and Rich: The Inside Story, Part 1
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produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2000), 26 mins
Tony Brown talks to attorney Lawrence Otis Graham, author of Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class. In this riveting discussion about race and class, Graham reveals some startling insights into America’s Black elite. He also shares how he inadvertently exposed one of the country’s major “W...
produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2000), 26 mins
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Africa, Episode 6, The Magnificent African Cake
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black and Rich: The Inside Story, Part 2
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produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2000), 26 mins
Tony Brown talks to attorney Lawrence Otis Graham, author of Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class. In this riveting discussion about race and class, Graham reveals some startling insights into America’s Black elite. He also shares how he inadvertently exposed one of the country’s major “W...
produced by Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2000), 26 mins
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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian James Horton, 1 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), 23 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), 23 mins
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Rum Stories
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directed by Marie-Jose Corajoud; produced by Kanpai Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
Rum, consumed by more people in the world than any other liquor, is part of the history of the New World. It was Christopher Columbus who discovered cane sugar, the basis of rum production. The infamous export of slaves to the Caribbean followed soon after, in order to harvest the sugar. This film outlines the his...
directed by Marie-Jose Corajoud; produced by Kanpai Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Awful Truth
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directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1993), 26 mins
This episode of Tony Brown's Journal discusses the United States debt problem.
directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1993), 26 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Southern Slavery, Northern Lies
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directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Karen Smith, fl. 2005-2006, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2006), 26 mins
The second installation of modern New England journalists who exposed the North’s hidden history as a slave region. They also address king cotton and the legal and illegal slave trade. Journalist and co-author of 'Complicity' Jenifer Frank examines how the North profited from slavery – but blamed the South.
directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Karen Smith, fl. 2005-2006, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2006), 26 mins
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