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The Quest for Freedom: The Harriet Tubman Story

37 minutes 57 seconds

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Ben, a rebellious young African American, mysteriously finds himself trapped in the past with Harriet Tubman. He experiences life with her as a slave on a Maryland plantation. After the master dies, Harriet and Ben run toward freedom, using the Underground Railroad to help them escape to Pennsylvania. Ben discovers dreams and courage and purpose in his life as he returns to his own time.

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    Paul N. (Cranston, RI)
    October 14th, 2020 at 08:43 AM

    Great video! Informative and engaging.

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    Janice S. (Jefferson, GA)
    May 22nd, 2019 at 06:09 AM

    Great Video

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    Janice S. (Jefferson, GA)
    May 22nd, 2019 at 06:09 AM

    Great Video

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    Janice S. (Jefferson, GA)
    May 22nd, 2019 at 06:09 AM

    Great Video

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    AMY L. C. (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
    October 21st, 2016 at 08:50 AM

    Five stars! This film, which shows the story of a time traveling rebellious teen's encounter with Harriet Tubman, has been beloved by my high school aged American History students for many years.