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The Future of America's Past

Freedom's Fortress

08/08/2019 | 27m 2s

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At Virginia’s Fort Monroe, we discover a remarkable place: the spot where slavery began in British North America, and the site where it began to unravel during the Civil War. From one of the newest National Park Service sites to a historically-minded brewery and more, we learn from a diverse cast of people engaging visitors with defining moments in our national past.

Aired: 08/08/19 | Rating: TV-PG

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