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American Experience : 1208

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Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory - Following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tenn., set out giving concerts to save their bankrupt school. From the North to venues across Europe, they introduced audiences to the power of spirituals. Driven to physical collapse and even death, the singers proved more successful and inspirational than ever imagined.

Aired: 11/19/19

Rating: NR

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