History in the making

Richardson video company searches for past heroes and gets rave reviews

April Anderson, a librarian from South El Monte, California, told the Grace company that kids in her school liked the tapes so much, she was paying for them out of her own pocket. "I've never been able to get students interested in Black History Month," she said. "This year I showed Quest for Freedom to all classes from second to sixth. The results were unlike anything I've experienced: total concentration on the movie, being able to answer the questions, and a run on books--any books--dealing with slavery, the underground railroad, and Harriet Tubman.

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