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Slavery and the Making of America 

A documentary of the history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies through the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction, this series examines the integral role ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Morgan Freeman ...  Narrator 4 episodes, 2005
Jordan Brown Jordan Brown ...  Petitioner 2 episodes, 2005
Chauncey Herring Chauncey Herring ...  Reenactor 2 episodes, 2005
Justin Jackson Justin Jackson ...  Reenactor 2 episodes, 2005
Fred Johnson Fred Johnson ...  Reenactor 2 episodes, 2005
Don Pentz Don Pentz ...  Reenactor 2 episodes, 2005
Virginia M. Pinckney Virginia M. Pinckney ...  Reenactor 2 episodes, 2005
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A documentary of the history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies through the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction, this series examines the integral role slavery played in shaping the new country and challenges the long held notion that it was exclusively a Southern enterprise. Remarkable stories of individual slaves offer fresh perspectives on the slave experience.

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I douleia kai i anaptyxi tis Amerikis See more »

Filming Locations:

Frogmore, Louisiana, USA See more »

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WNET Thirteen See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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