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VPT Public Screening: The Abolitionists
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 7:00 pm
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Vermont History Center
60 Washington Street
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Barre, VT
VPT sponsored

Screening of excerpts from the PBS miniseries The Abolitionists: American Experience.

Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. A panel of historians (Jane Williamson, Ray Zirblis, and Lyn Blackwell) will conduct a lively discussion about the abolition movement in Vermont, placing our state in a national context.

The event is free and open to the public.

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