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The Abolitionists: American Experience

On January 1, 1863, when abolitionist leaders Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison received word that the Emancipation Proclamation had declared three million enslaved African Americans "forever free," it was the culminating moment of the most important civil rights crusade in American history, and the climax of a long and difficult friendship between two remarkable men. In this series, the 150th anniversary of the Proclamation, American Experience tells the story of how Douglass, Garrison and their abolitionist allies Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimke turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed . . .

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Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "The Abolitionists, Part One" Shared beliefs bring together five people in the abolitionist movement, which is in disarray. Part 1 of 3 G
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Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part One" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 - 12:00 AM "The Abolitionists, Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Jan 20, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Three" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 - 12:00 AM "The Abolitionists, Part Three" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Three" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 7:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part One" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 8:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Two" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The Abolitionists, Part Three" (IDAHO)
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