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FULL DOCUMENTARY: Mississippi’s War: Slavery and Secession | MPB

FULL DOCUMENTARY: Mississippi’s War: Slavery and Secession | MPB

♪♪ (Thunder crackling) Mississippi, of course, was a real storm center of opposition to the abolition of slavery, to the election of Lincoln. With the election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern states began to leave or secede from the Union. (music swells, thunder booms) A new confederacy was being formed, a second American Revolution loomed on

Mothman: America’s Notorious Winged Monster

Mothman: America’s Notorious Winged Monster

It did have the biggest red eyes. There’s a six-foot bird and massive wings. I asked her how big the wingspan was, she said about 10 to 12 feet. Is Point Pleasant haunted? Yes very much. I’m here in Point Pleasant West Virginia. The little Appalachian town with a big monster history. It’s home to

Oregon’s Japanese Americans: Full Documentary

Oregon’s Japanese Americans: Full Documentary

The following is an OPB original series. Oregon Experience is a production of OPB in partnership with the Oregon Historical Society. Leading support for Oregon Experience is provided by… Major support provided by… Additional support provided by… And the contributing members of OPB and viewers like you. [ ♪♪♪ ] WOMAN: They were invested in

Insights with Rene Girard

Insights with Rene Girard

Peter Robinson: Uncommon Knowledge. I am Peter Robinson. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/uncknowledge. Born in Avignon on Christmas Day 1923, Rene Girard is the author of works that have been published in more than two dozen languages including The Scapegoat and Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World. His latest