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Multi-Media Review: UNDERGROUND RAILROAD (VHS) : AH

8/19/2000 • American History, Reviews

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, The History Channel, $19.95.

Many of the stories about the organized network used to help runaway slaves reach freedom are chronicled in this 100-minute video, through dramatic re-creations of escapes and acts of heroism. This moving account details the achievements of legendary abolitionist figures, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Tubman.

 

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