WNED PBS History

Underground Railroad: William Still Story

Special | 55m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Underground Railroad: The Williams Still Story is the story of a humble Philadelphia clerk who risked his life shepherding runaway slaves to freedom in the tumultuous years leading up to America’s Civil War. William Still was the director of a complex network of abolitionists, sympathizers and safe houses that stretched from Philadelphia to what is now Southern Ontario.

Aired: 02/05/12

Rating: TV-PG

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