Episode description: A small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of 1867 and contains a collection of 136 plantation song; a Guild brand acoustic guitar that may have belonged to legendary African-American folksinger Josh White; and the birthplace of hip hop.
Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)
Series Information: History Detectives
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET2: Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KET2: Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 3:00 am EST
- KETHD: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:00 pm EST
- KET: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 2:00 am EST
- KET2: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:00 am EST
First aired: Monday, February 23, 2009 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/
TEACHER'S GUIDE: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/classroom/index.html
Price available upon request.