WHISPERS OF ANGELS: A STORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAI

Program Details
Air Time: 
12/03/2013 - 1:00am - 1:59am
Program Title: 
NONE
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
www.whispersofangels.com
Long Description: 
WHISPERS OF ANGELS: A STORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is a documentary that recounts the story of the critical Eastern Line of The Underground Railroad and its role in the 19th century anti- slavery movement in America. Actors Ed Asner and Blair Underwood portray white Quaker abolitionist Thomas Garret and free, black anti- slavery activist William Still in dramatic re-enactments filmed on location in the historical settings where these freedom fighters undertook their noble and dangerous work. Interviews with a cadre of top scholars explore the themes of courage and racial cooperation in the years leading up to the Civil War.