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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Abolitionists

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 02:34:01
  • Rating: NR
The story of how abolitionist allies William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimke turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
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To create a more perfect union, they tore the nation apart.
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