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An Eastern Shore Relative on "Harriet" & the Tubman Legacy

Harriett Movie Poster

The film Harriett is set to open in movie theaters this weekend. It depicts the life of Harriett Tubman who was enslaved on the Eastern Shore and returned after her escape in 1849 to rescue as many as 70 of those still in bondage. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush spoke with Jaqueline Henry who is related to her on Tubman's father's side of the family.

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.