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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Abolitionist Allies Fall Out

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 02:54
  • Rating: NR
After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new urgency for formerly enslaved people. Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison no longer see eye to eye, and they have a falling out. "Douglass has had that experience. Garrison is a white man in a white man's America."
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After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, abolition takes on a new urgency for enslaved people
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