Over The River DVD

 

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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 tumultuous life of Lydia Maria Child, a popular writer of children’s literature and domestic advice whose books were burned when she entered the battle to abolish slavery and published An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans. Despite increasing hardships in her personal life, she would become one of the country’s most eloquent voices for human dignity, fighting to “keep the fire of freedom from being extinguished on our national altar.”

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Constance L. Jackson, MPH, President/CEO is the writer, director and producer of all the films in Permanent Production’s collection. Ms. Jackson earned a Master’s degree in Public Health, specializing in Social and Behavioral Sciences. Ms. Jackson also has a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication. The documentary films produced by Permanent Productions present cutting-edge issues that delve deeply into the underlying factors that make up the nuances of an individual and a country. She has the ability to tap into the essence of many unspoken issues immersing viewers into the story, allowing them to think and talk about their own behavior and experiences.