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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Interview with James Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History, George Washington University
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
James Horton is interviewed about life in 1830 in Washington DC, the vulnerability of free blacks, Solomon Northup, petitions against slavery, the Amistad case, harassment of abolitionists, rise of free black communities, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Anthony Burns, how slavery has shaped American culture, Bleed...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Interview with Quentin Snediker, Amistad project coordinator,  Mystic Seaport Museum
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
Quentin Snediker is interviewed about the Amistad case of 1839, illegal slave trade in Cuba, Sengbe's revolt, Josiah Gibbs helping the Amistad captives, John Quincy Adams argument to free the captives and allow them to return to their homes. The slave trade in the 1850s, Captain William Corrie and The Wanderer.
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2, 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: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (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: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4, Interview with David Blight, Professor of History and Black Studies, Amherst College,  4 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 Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 30 mins
David Blight is interviewed about David Walker's appeal for insurrection in 1829, William Lloyd Garrison and moral suasion, burning of Pennsylvania Hall in 1838 and attacks on abolitionists, black communities in the north and racism, Vigilance Committees, slave narratives and Uncle Tom's Cabin, Fugitive Slave law...
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), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 30 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University, 4 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 Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about Harriet Jacobs and the lives of slave women, gender conventions and racism, resentment of slave women by mistresses, Butler Island and religious life, the roles of women in the slave community, literacy and education among slaves, justifications by whites for slavery, minst...
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), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 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: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 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: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 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 Eric Foner, Professor of History, Columbia University
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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 5 mins
Eric Foner is interviewed about the Age of Jackson, slavery as political power, slavery and American progress, economic power of cotton, thousands of black people sold south to cotton plantations, end of the Atlantic slave trade, Constitutional Convention and three fifths clause, David Walker's Appeal and the abol...
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 5 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), 1 hour
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), 1 hour
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