Season 1, Episode 2 The Underground Railroad
First Aired: February 20, 1999
Alfre Woodard hosts a comprehensive study of the secret passage that helped thousands of slaves to freedom prior to emancipation. Included: important "conductors," such as William Still and John Rankin; strategies for escaping and the threat of capture.
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- Premiered: October 1, 1998
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- Premise: Efforts to save historical landmarks and locations are examined in this series. (more)