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Episode description: Douglass escapes slavery, eventually joining Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. Threatened with capture by his former owner, Douglass flees to England, returning to the U.S. in 1847. He launches his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown meets with Douglass, revealing his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations, and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852.

Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Series Information: The Abolitionists: American Experience

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First aired: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)

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