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'Slavery And the Making of America'

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'Slavery And the Making of America'

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'Slavery And the Making of America'

'Slavery And the Making of America'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Tonight, PBS premieres what a groundbreaking four-part series, Slavery and the Making of America. It follows the course of slavery from its beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction. NPR's Allison Keyes examines why the experts who made the series think it will surprise viewers.