Slavery by another name
DVD
2012
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Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.

Item Details
Subjects:
African American prisoners -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- History.
African Americans -- Employment -- History.
Convict labor -- United States -- History.
Forced labor -- United States -- History.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre:
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Bacon, Michael, 1948- composer (expression)
Based on (work): Blackmon, Douglas A. Slavery by another name.
Bernard, Sheila Curran, screenwriter.
Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- narrator.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Pollard, Jason L., 1978- editor of moving image work.
Pollard, Sam, television producer, television director.
TPT National Productions, production company.
Two Dollars and a Dream (Firm), production company.
ISBN:
9781608836253
Edition:
Widescreen.
Description:
1 videodisc (circa 90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo
widescreen
NTSC
video file region 1
DVD video
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: NR
Notes:
Widescreen.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Douglas A. Blackmon.
Originally broadcast on television by PBS in 2012.
Title from container.
Special features include: "The bricks we stand on," Douglas A. Blackmon shares how the project evolved (18 min.); behind the scenes.
Sources used: videodisc container; Copyright catalog online; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed December 20, 2018.
Editor, Jason L. Pollard ; original score, Michael Bacon.
Narrator, Laurence Fishburne.
Soundtrack in English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Contents:
Prologue
Freedom
Reconstruction ends
Convict leasing
Criminalizing African Americans
Peonage on trial
The arrest of Green Cottenham
Slave farm of John S. Williams
End of slavery.
LCCN:
2018602161
Publisher or Distributor Number:
SBAN601
SBAN601
Link to PAC
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