American Experience

The Abolitionists

Season 25 Episode 12 | 2h 34m 1s

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.

Aired: 01/08/13

Expired: 01/08/16

Rating: NR

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