To create a more perfect union, they tore the nation apart.
Vividly bringing to life the epic struggles of the men and women who ended slavery, The Abolitionists interweaves drama with traditional documentary storytelling. Directed by Rob Rapley, The Abolitionists stars Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil, and T. Ryder Smith, and will premiere as a special presentation in three parts on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Tuesdays, January 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 2013 from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET on WHYY-TV.
- The Abolitionist Map of America Explore the story of the abolitionist movement in America through our interactive map. Dozens of museums, institutions and PBS stations have partnered with American Experience to bring you archival images, documents and videos related to abolitionism. If you are interested in contributing materials on behalf of an organization, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.