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Seven Angry Men

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John Brown and his sons and followers murder advocates of slavery so that Kansas can join the United States as a free state. They continue the fight in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
DVD
2015; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
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John Brown's Holy War [electronic resource]

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John Brown, considered the father of American terrorism, was an inspiration to the Civil Rights movement. He was a farmer, a warrior, a family man and an avenging angel. More than 150 years after his execution, questions swirl around John Brown: was he a madman or a martyr? A bloodthirsty fanatic or a great American hero? Dramatic reenactments trace John Brown's obsessive battle against human bondage.
Online
2005; 2000
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John Brown's Holy War

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A look inside a complex man, farmer and warrior, family man and avenging angel, to reveal the man behind the legend. He is the father of American terrorism-- and an inspiration to the Civil Rights movement. More than 150 years after his execution, questions swirl around John Brown: was he a madman or a martyr? A bloodthirsty fanatic or a great American hero? Draws on interviews with historians and writers, including novelist Russell Banks, and stunning dramatic reenactments to trace one man's obsessive battle against human bondage.
VHS
2000; 1999
Ivy (By Request)
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The Coming of the Civil War [electronic resource]: 1846 - 1861

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Professor Miller teams with Professor Martin and historian, Stephen Ambrose, to chart the succession of incidents, from "Bloody Kansas" to the shots on "Fort Sumpter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. Includes an analysis of the role of Manifest Destiny and the U. S. victory in the Mexican- American War.
Online
2000
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Alexander Gardner: War Photographer

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Describes Gardner chronicling the war, especially the assassination of Lincoln (1st work). Views Brown's fanatical raid on Harper's Ferry (2nd work).
Online
1993
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The Abolitionists

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"Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history"--Container.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)