Bound For Canaan: The Underground Railroad

Mr. Bordewich talked about his book Bound For Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, published by Amistad… read more

Mr. Bordewich talked about his book Bound For Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, published by Amistad Press. In the book Mr. Bordewich covered sixty years of the Underground Railroad from its Quaker beginnings to the end of the nineteenth century. He claimed that the black migration movement in America during slavery was bi-racial and highly politically motivated. The author also explained that the railroad was not a fixed system and routes would close after becoming too dangerous. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Bound For Canaan: The Underground Railroad

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Program ID:
186471-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
May 30, 2005 | 11:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2005 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 30, 2005 | 11:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2005 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2005 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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