American Experience

Chapter 1 | Jubilee Singers

Preview: Season 31 Episode 8 | 9m 14s Video has closed captioning.

In the chaotic decade following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tennessee, set out on a mission to save their financially troubled school by giving concerts.

Aired: 11/19/19

Rating: NR

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