Dear America

  • 1999
  • 1 Season
  • drama, anthology

Courageous feats in history are dramatized in this anthology series based on a series of Scholastic Books.

Season 1, Episode 1 A Picture of Freedom

First Aired: March 17, 1999

A young slave (Shadia Simmons) who's secretly teaching herself to read learns about abolition when she tries to help set free another slave (Jason Burke) after he's beaten and set to be sold. Mr. Harms: Mark Ellis. Aunt Tee: Alison Sealy-Smith.

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Cord-Cutting Guide. Credit: Robert Rodriguez / TV Guide

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