A Radical Wedding and a Violent Response
Clip: Season 25 Episode 12 | 2m 59s
In the spring of 1838, abolitionists Theodore Weld and Angelina Grimke wed in a "scandalous" ceremony, one unlike any other before seen. As news of the wedding spread, racial tensions in the city of Philadelphia reached a boiling point.
Aired: 01/08/13Video has closed captioning.
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