Sunday, March 18, 2018

Interview with the Filmmaker

by Lisa Stahl Talking to her in the comforts of her home perched on a California hill that is breathtakingly beautiful, you might not guess...

Over the River: Behind Holiday Ode, A Forgotten Woman

Wall Street Journal, Nov. 21, 2002 ‘Over the River’: Behind Holiday Ode, A Forgotten Woman *       *       * Mrs. Child Was a Feminist, Abolitionist and Author; The 11...

Meet Filmmaker and Author of Over The River

Constance L. Jackson, the author and director of Over the River…Life of Lydia Maria Child, will be screening her film and signing her book in October.

Famous American Thanksgiving Song Has More Meaning Than Meets The Eye

Press Release for Over the River…Life of Lydia Maria Child, Abolitionist for Freedom, narrated by Ms. Diahann Carroll.

Abolitionist Gets Screen Time

After 200 years, Lydia Maria Child becomes the subject of a documentary and is inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame


My Mission

"It is my mission to help in the breaking down of classes, and to make all men feel as if they were brethren of...

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman To Grace $20 Bill

Black abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will appear on the front of the $20 bill, relocating the slaveholding former president Andrew Jackson to its rear,...

Over The River: Official Trailer

Official Trailer for the epic documentary, Over the River which looks at the tumultuous times of the 19th century and how Lydia Maria Child's major literary contribution helped trigger the Civil War.


Film Viewer’s Comments for Over the River…Life of Lydia Maria Child, Abolitionist for Freedom: CJ Strawn, Hollywood Production Manager and Set Designer Thank you so much...

Over The River DVD

  Constance L. Jackson's DVD Over the River: Life of Lydia Maria Child sweeps the viewer back into the social upheaval of 19th-century America and the...