Humankind

SEGMENT 1: How could a nation founded on a Declaration that "all men are created equal" permit slavery? In one case, historians, legal scholars and actors re-create the fugitive slave trial of a 20-year-old from Virginia, who escaped bondage only to be court-ordered back to slavery.

SEGMENT 2: In this segment, we look in-depth at the most controversial decision in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court -- the Dred Scott case, which ruled that black people have rights. The saga is told by Eric Foner, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor of history at Columbia University.

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