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Secret History

After learning that her Yankee ancestors were slave traders, Boston filmmaker Katrina Browne, 40, decided to confront her family's painful past in a new documentary.

(Photograph by Geordie Wood)
By Geoff Edgers
June 22, 2008

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Here's a myth your film Traces of the Trade (which airs June 30 at 10 p.m. on PBS) exposes: The South is to blame for slavery. (Full article: 499 words)

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