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The Underground Railroad [DVD videorecording] / produced by Triage, Inc. for the History Channel ; producer, Susan Michaels.

Contributor(s): Michaels, Susan (Susan H.) | Woodard, Alfre, 1953- | Powell, Reg | Powell, Andrew (Pianist) | Triage, Inc | History Channel (Television network) | New Video Group.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [New York] : History Channel : Distributed by New Video, [2002]Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767050789; 9780767050784.Subject(s): Slavery -- United States | Underground Railroad | Fugitive slaves -- United States | African Americans -- History -- To 1863 | Fugitive slavesGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Historical television programs.DDC classification: 973.7115 Also issued on VHS.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Steve Suggs ; editor, Michael L. Sale ; music, Reg Powell and Andrew Powell.
Hosted by Alfre Woodard.Summary: "Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.
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DVD.

Hosted by Alfre Woodard.

Director of photography, Steve Suggs ; editor, Michael L. Sale ; music, Reg Powell and Andrew Powell.

Originally produced for television broadcast in 1998.

"A new documentary that unveils the history, heroes, and villains of the abolitionist movement"--Container.

Recorded in Dolby digital stereo.

Also issued on VHS.

"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.

Special features: Frederick Douglass episode of A & E's Biography series; Emancipation Proclamation; Background information: the Dredd Scott Case; Harriet Tubman biography; timeline of key historical events.

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