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Title Work

Title No: 5504

Title: Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1972 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Tells of a courageous Negro woman who established a road to freedom for slaves willing to run away from the plantation system with its many facets of enslavement." - Summary from the Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007.

"Reenacts one of Harriet Tubman's most dangerous trips in which she led four slaves out of Maryland. Explores the Fugitive slave law and presents arguments for and against slavery." - Summary from WorldCat.

Originally broadcast in 1972 as an episode of the CBS News television series "You Are There."

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 21 min 

Genres: Biographical; Educational

Subjects: Underground railroad; United States. Fugitive slave law (1850)

Name As Subjects: Tubman, Harriet

Distribution CompanyBFA Educational Media
BroadcasterCBS News
HostCronkite, Walter
ProducerDiamond, Vern
WriterHirson, Roger O.
Cast/ActorNelson, Novella
DirectorRichards, Lloyd
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Items x6

5504-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
5504-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
5504-3Safety Film : Viewing print 
5504-4Safety Film : Viewing print 
5504-5Safety Film : Viewing print 
5504-6Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library