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American Experience; John Brown’s Holy War

02/15/2000

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Series
American Experience
Program
John Brown’s Holy War
Program Number

1205

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Written by: Ken Chowder. Joe Morton narrates.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; John Brown’s Holy War,” 02/15/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B00ACF4B16B47689A923A156160A6D9.
MLA: “American Experience; John Brown’s Holy War.” 02/15/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B00ACF4B16B47689A923A156160A6D9>.
APA: American Experience; John Brown’s Holy War. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B00ACF4B16B47689A923A156160A6D9
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