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Dante J. James in Slavery and the Making of America

Slavery and the Making of America

2004 NR

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.