American Experience

The Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War

Clip: Season 25 Episode 12 | 1m 39s

In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation pulled abolitionists like the former slave Frederick Douglass and the pacifist William Lloyd Garrison into full support of the war.

Aired: 01/22/13

Rating: NR

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