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DVD: A Higher Law

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The documentary "A Higher Law: the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858" brings to life the events surrounding John Price’s rescue from slave catchers by community members from Oberlin and Wellington in 1858. The film follows Price’s journey from Kentucky to Oberlin, increasing tensions between pro- and anti-slavery factions in the years leading up to the Civil War, Price’s kidnapping and liberation, Oberlin’s connection to the raid on Harpers Ferry shortly after, and reflections on post-Civil War inequities.

Individuals interviewed include Margaret Christian, Ken Grossi, Rev. David Hill, Janet Hollingsworth, Gary Kornblith, Carol Lasser, Steven Lubet, Rev. A.G. Miller, Caroline Miller, Kurt Russell, Liz Schultz, Tim Simonson, Carl Westmoreland, and Annessa Oliver Wyman.

Price: $22.00
Member Price: $19.80

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