Slavery and the Making of America

  • 2005
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

This four-hour report traces the history of slavery in the U.S. and explores the economic impact of `the founding fathers you never knew,' as narrator Morgan Freeman puts it. Written and produced by Dante J. James, the executive producer of the 2003 PBS series `This Far by Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys.'

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Season 1 Episode Guide

The Challenge of Freedom

Season 1, Episode 4

February 16, 2005

Seeds of Destruction

Season 1, Episode 3

February 16, 2005

Liberty in the Air

Season 1, Episode 2

February 9, 2005

The Downward Spiral

Season 1, Episode 1

February 9, 2005

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  • Premiered: February 9, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This four-hour report traces the history of slavery in the U.S. and explores the economic impact of `the founding fathers you never knew,' as narrator Morgan Freeman puts it. Written and produced by Dante J. James, the executive producer of the 2003 PBS se… (more)

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