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Africans In America, Program Four, Interview with Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University. 2 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 Africans In America, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
Deborah Gray White is interviewed about the journal of Frances "Fanny" Kemble, the lives of slave women, Harriet Jacobs, headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, what it means to be white vs. what it means to be black, the persistence of racism because of attitudes formed during slavery, Butler Island and bla...
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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1, Interview with Barry Unsworth, Author,
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
Barry Unsworth is interviewed about the economies of Europe, first British slave trader John Hawkins, the brutality of life, indentured servants, rise in slaving a response to the increased demand for sugar and tobacco, desperation of European slave traders, how slave traders kept control of the ship with fear, th...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University. 4 of 4
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about Butler Island and lives of slaves on large plantations, the breaking up of families and desperate actions by slaves to avoid being sold, Frances "Fanny" Kemble, Headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, sexual violence against female slaves, the brutality of female slave owne...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 1 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-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 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-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 2 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-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 26 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-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 26 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with Joan D. Hedrick, part 3 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, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 2 mins
Joan D. Hedrick is Charles A. Dana Professor of History at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She is the author of Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 2 mins
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American Experience, Part 3, The Abolitionists - Part 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (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 Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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Freedom on the Move
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written by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2013),
Source: freedomonthemove.org
written by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2013),
Source: freedomonthemove.org
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A Son of Africa
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directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African was the first influential slave autobiography. It caused a sensation when published in 1789, fueling a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This BBC production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival materia...
directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
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Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
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directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
The practice of disinterring cadavers (grave robbing or bodysnatching) for purposes of medical dissection was widespread in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States. Those individuals who job was to secure bodies for the dissecting labs of medical colleges were known as Resurrectionists. During the 1...
directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
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