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The breathtaking courage of Harriet Tubman - Janell Hobson

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Escaping slavery; risking everything to save her family; leading a military raid; championing the cause of women’s suffrage; these are just a handful of the accomplishments of one of America’s most courageous heroes. Janell Hobson details Harriet Tubman's many fights for freedom.

How many trips did Harriet Tubman make to free others from slavery?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Janell Hobson
  • Director Yan Dan Wong
  • Script Editor Brendan Pelsue
  • Editor Ying Ying Tey
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Sound Designer Jarrett Farkas

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