They were called radicals, agitators, troublemakers, liberators. They tore apart the nation in order to create a more perfect union. Here is a docu-drama that intertwines stories of Fredrick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Anlelina Grimke, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown. Borrow The Abolitionists (I.D. 2361; 180 minutes) for a month. Borrow this DVD from the WGBY Collection at the Springfield Public Library.