This 2012 documentary challenges the assumption that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. It describes how systems of involuntary servitude took the place of slavery with shocking force, lasting well into the 20th century.
This program is part of the American Histories series at The City Library, preceding the arrival of the American Library Association’s traveling exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, highlighting important historical elements from one of the most significant periods in our nation’s history.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
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