Historian commends the accuracy of PBS's 'The Abolitionists'
January 22, 2013By NewsWorks Staff
The third and final installment of the PBS American Experience series "The Abolitionists" airs this evening on WHYY-TV.
It profiles the hard-fought struggles of the men and women who ended slavery in the United States. The Delaware Valley played a large role toward that end. James Peterson, professor of Africana Studies at Lehigh University, said the historical accuracy of the film is "refreshing." Hear his complete audio above.