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Roots of Resistance
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Roots of Resistance
The Story of the Underground Railroad
Series: American Experience
Creators: Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows
Publisher: PBS
Pub. date: 07/08/2008
Lib. SRP: 150.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 0.00 USD
Format: OverDrive Video
PublisherCatalogNumber: AMX041D
DRM Level: Windows Media DRM
Min. Version: OverDrive app 2.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
File size: 285837 KB
Duration: 00:54:33
Age Group: NR
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   History, Human Rights, Nonfiction, Documentary, TV Series
Keywords:
   Documentary, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Slavery, Underground Railroad
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Short Description:
   

In the mid-1800s, black men and women traveled a network of escape routes known as the Underground Railroad. Their flight from the shackles of slavery in the South was organized by other escaped slaves and their allies, including famous ex-slaves Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. This program recounts the little-known story of black America's secret railroad to freedom through narratives of escaped slaves.

Full Description:
   

In the mid-1800s, black men and women traveled a network of escape routes known as the Underground Railroad. Their flight from the shackles of slavery in the South was organized by other escaped slaves and their allies, including famous ex-slaves Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. This program recounts the little-known story of black America's secret railroad to freedom through narratives of escaped slaves.

OverDrive Video (ODV) Rights:
  Burning to disk not permitted
  Transfer permitted to compatible devices
     Transfer to iPod®/Apple® device not permitted
  Public performance not permitted
  File sharing not permitted
  Peer-to-peer usage not permitted
Geographic Rights:
   United States
Retailer(s):
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