American Experience

Two Abolitionists Unite

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 49s

Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.

Aired: 01/08/13

Rating: NR

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