Independent Lens The Painful Truth of Haiti's Colonial Past
Watch "When the Drum is Beating" - April 12, 2012 (check local listings) Details
Program: Independent Lens
Episode: The Painful Truth of Haiti's Colonial Past
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, When the Drum Is Beating, Professor Robert Fatton considers how the French colonists depended on African slave labor to achieve economic dominance -- and used the most brutal methods to dominate the men and women they enslaved.• Visit the The Painful Truth of Haiti's Colonial Past webpage
Premiere Date: 04/12/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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