Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Brown Bag on Abolition and WGBH’s “The Abolitionists”

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch
on Tuesday January 29th, 2013
State Library of Massachusetts
Room 442, State House
12 until 1:30 PM

Bring your lunch and join us to hear WGBH’s Sharon Grimberg, Executive Producer of American Experience’s newest film, The Abolitionists, a three-part series looking at the men and women who fought body and soul to bring an end to slavery.  She will  speak about the making of the film, which aired this January, marking the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.  Her presentation will include the showing of some clips from the production.  This talk will coincide with the current exhibit in the State Library, It was Everyone’s War: Celebrating the Contributions of Massachusetts to Abolition and the Civil War.

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