WHYY Specials

Liberty To Go To See

Special | 26m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Liberty To Go To See is a dramatic event that takes place in Cliveden, site of the Chew Family ancestral home in Germantown, Philadelphia. The title comes from a letter written by an enslaved worker, Joseph, to his owner, Benjamin Chew, requesting permission to go to another plantation to be near his wife.

Aired: 06/21/17

Rating: NR

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WHYY Specials is a local public television program presented by WHYY.