Reading Rainbow

Season 21 Episode 5

Show Way

Aired Weekdays 2:30 PM Nov 10, 2006 on PBS
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Show Way
As LeVar helps his wife and daughter construct his family tree, Diahann Carroll narrates Show Way, in which the author chronicles her family back to her Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother, who was a slave in the South. Through traditions passed down to each generation, her family learned to sew "Show Way" quilts that were secretly maps designed to help slaves escape to the north to freedom, and how her relatives taught her to keep up with the love of quilting to retain family history.moreless

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