Clergymen urged caution, warning that action against slavery might enrage Southerners. Their timidity made Garrison livid.
I'm curious if PBS can do what Django couldn't, as in, get Spike Lee to watch The Abolitionists, a new docudrama. Many criticisms of recent films centered around slavery have noted the absence of the abolitionists. Mad props to PBS for giving abolitionists their long overdue shine.
On Oct. 2, 2006, the Amish were catapulted into the national spotlight when a non-Amish man entered a one-room schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Penn., and...
On Monday, PBS will air a program about one of the dark moments in U.S. history -- the massacre at My Lai. My Lai has the infamous distinction of being the most brutal atrocity of the Vietnam War. It is a tragedy on multiple fronts.