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Slavery and the Making of America

2004 Rated NR 4hr

This four-part PBS series chronicles American slavery, emphasizing its economic importance, examining how slaves from various cultures dealt with their environments, and uncovering the horrors that slaves experienced during the Civil War. With narration by Morgan Freeman, the program features interviews with expert scholars who offer fresh perspectives, and re-creations depict the true stories of individual slaves.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.