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Start Date: 2/5/2014
End Date: 2/5/2014
Event Times: 7 pm

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E-mail: info@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-264-6586
Fax: 608-264-6542

'Created Equal: The Abolitionists'


This film vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Professor Andrew Kahrl of Marquette University will show selected excerpts from the film and moderate a post-screening discussion.

This is the first in a series of four films the Society is hosting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act. The second film in the series, 'The Loving Story,' will be shown on Tuesday, March 4.

The National Endowment for the Humanities, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Bridging Cultures initiative have generously underwritten the "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggles" film series.

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Location Description: Located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at the corner of Langdon Street and Park Street, across from Memorial Union.

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium

Address: 816 State St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

Event Location URL: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org

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