Slavery and the Making of America

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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