New York divided slavery, the civil war, and king cotton /

Although slavery was abolished in New York State on July 4th, 1827, America's slave-based cotton trade was not, as bales from the South continued to enter New York City for transshipment to Europe. In this program, James Oliver Horton, historian emeritus at the Smithsonian, talks with NewsHour corre... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c2007.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.

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