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A Woman Called Moses by
Call Number: DVD PN 1992.8 .F5 W66 2001
Based on the book by Marcy Heidish, this was originally released as a television special in 1978. Starring Cicely Tyson, Robert Hooks, and Will Geer, with narration by Orson Welles.
Lectures and Interviews by Biographers
The following programs are freely accessible via the World Wide Web. Click on the link to view or listen.
Kate Clifford Larson: Bound for the Promised Land
Streaming video of a lecture by Kate Clifford Larson at the Newberry Library, Chicago, on February 8, 2005. Originally aired on C-SPAN's BookTV, now part of the C-SPAN Video Library. Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an Ameican Hero. Following her remarks she responded to questions from members of the audience. Running Time: 57 minutes.
Catherine Clinton: Harriet Tubman: Road to Freedom
National Public Radio program "Talk of the Nation," starring Neal Conan, aired on Feb. 17th, 2004, featuring an interview with Catherine Clinton, author of Harriet Tubman: Road to Freedom.
Harriet Tubman: Anti-Slavery Activist
Call Number: L.Hist. Media E450 .H37 1992
Adapted from the book Harriet Tubman, Antislavery Activist by M.W. Taylor, part of the Black Americans of achievement video collection.
Flight to Freedom: the Underground Railroad
Call Number: L. Hist. Media E450 .F65 1995 - 2 Day Loan
In addition to examining archival photographs, records and artifacts and interviews with national experts and descendants of slaves, conductors, and abolitionists, this program visits homes which were used as shelters. Program highlights Rochester, NY, where passengers were hidden by Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman and others.
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery by
Call Number: VHS E441 .A37 1998
Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998. 4 Videocassettes + Teacher's Guide. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War.