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World Story Special; Liberia: America’s Stepchild

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World Story Special
Liberia: America’s Stepchild
Series Description

Series release date: 2002

Program Description

This documentary chronicles the parallel stories of America's relationship with the African republic of Liberia - created with the backing of the American Colonization Society and the U.S. government as a home for former slaves and freeborn blacks from America - and the settlers' relationship with the indigenous people. This is the story of America's African progeny.



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Broadcast program

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