American Experience: John Brown's Holy War
The infamous abolitionist took his hatred of slavery to extreme fanaticism and to committing violent acts against those who favored it. Born in Connecticut, John Brown’s life is examined at length in this intriguing PBS documentary which chronicles the personal "war" he waged against slavery, the details of his death at Harper’s Ferry in 1859 and how he served as an impetus to the Civil War. 2006/color/90 min/NR/fullscreen.
|Run Time:||60 minutes|