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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Emma Lapsansky, Professor of History, Haverford College
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
Emma Lapsansky is interviewed about 1790 as a turning point for African Americans, opportunities in Philadelphia, the Yellow Fever epidemic, Richard Allen, the American Society of Free Persons of Color, Edward Clay cartoons, Pavel Svinin's portraits of African American life in Philadelphia, the 1830 National Negro...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3, Interview with David Blight, Professor of History and Black Studies, Amherst College.  3 of 4
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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: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 23 mins
David Blight is interviewed about the aftermath of the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, expansion of slavery in the south, American nationalism, slave rebellions and threat to social order, minstrelsy, Jacksonian democracy.
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 23 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), 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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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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