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American Experience; Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice

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American Experience
Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice
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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

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The tale of reporter/editor/crusader Ida B. Wells who ended up leading an anti-lynching campaign that took her to the capitals of urban America and Europe.



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Chicago: “American Experience; Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B47E04A6CA814A409CC2F9837681DCED.
MLA: “American Experience; Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B47E04A6CA814A409CC2F9837681DCED>.
APA: American Experience; Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B47E04A6CA814A409CC2F9837681DCED
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