Justice Denied: How the federal courts enforced slavery
Broadcast: Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, 02/26/2013, 12:00 p.m.
A Humankind/WGBH special, "Justice Denied," about slavery and the federal courts. A fugitive slave trial, abolitionist protests, and the controversial Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case.
- Beverly Morgan-Welch: Director, Museum of African American History in Boston.
- Eric Foner: Professor of history at Columbia University. Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."