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Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

Go beyond the legend and meet the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. Born 200 years ago in Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy, and one of the greatest freedom fighters in our nation’s history.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

54m 6s

Go beyond the legend and meet the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. Born 200 years ago in Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy, and one of the greatest freedom fighters in our nation’s history.

Episodes

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    Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

    S1 E1 - 54m 6s

    Go beyond the legend and meet the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. Born 200 years ago in Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy, and one of the greatest freedom fighters in our nation’s history.

Extras + Features

  • Wade in the Water: asset-original

    Wade in the Water

    S1 E1 - 4m 16s

    Tubman’s fearlessness, extensive knowledge of the land and skills at subterfuge and disguise make her a brilliant conductor on the Underground Railroad. "Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom" is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • Cotton Is King: asset-original

    Cotton Is King

    S1 E1 - 3m 10s

    Young Harriet and her family live with the terror of being separated and sold to the Deep South. Public slave auctions are common and Harriet witnesses her older sisters being dragged away in chains. "Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom" is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

  • The Escape: asset-original

    The Escape

    S1 E1 - 4m 8s

    With her two brothers, Tubman makes her first attempt to escape, braving the terrifying fate faced by runaways including beating, maiming and death. "Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom" is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.

Schedule

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    Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

    Monday
    Feb 26

    1 Hour

    The life of Harriet Tubman, a conductor of the Underground Railroad who helped guide enslaved people to freedom; narrator Alfre Woodard.
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    Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

    Tuesday
    Feb 27

    1 Hour

    The life of Harriet Tubman, a conductor of the Underground Railroad who helped guide enslaved people to freedom; narrator Alfre Woodard.
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    Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

    Tuesday
    Feb 27

    1 Hour

    The life of Harriet Tubman, a conductor of the Underground Railroad who helped guide enslaved people to freedom; narrator Alfre Woodard.
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    Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

    Sunday
    Mar 3

    1 Hour

    The life of Harriet Tubman, a conductor of the Underground Railroad who helped guide enslaved people to freedom; narrator Alfre Woodard.

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