Trailer for Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North


Watch an interview with Katrina Browne, Tom DeWolf, and Juanita Brown on The Early Show on CBS. Anchor Harry Smith interviewed director Katrina Browne, author Tom DeWolf, and co-producer Juanita Brown live on the CBS morning show.

Watch a panel discussion on Traces of the Trade, moderated by NewsHour journalist Judy Woodruff and Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree. This panel features Dr. J. Bryan Hehir of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Ambassador James Joseph, Prof. Goodwin Liu of the UC Berkeley Law School, and Ruth A. Wooden, President of Public Agenda.

View an interview with Katrina Browne about her decision to film a documentary about her family’s slave-trading past, courtesy of Facing History and Ourselves.

Listen to a discussion of the film with director Katrina Browne and Tom DeWolf, author of Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Family in U.S. History. This discussion took place following a screening of the film at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Penns. The screening and discussion were part of the “Legacy of 1808” speaker series, a year-long program at the National Constitution Center on the bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade, and was presented in partnership with the Philadelphia Film Festival.

Watch an interview with director Katrina Browne on the Sundance Channel. This interview aired on January 21, 2008 in conjunction with the world premiere of the film as an Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival 2008 in Park City, Utah.

Watch an interview with director Katrina Browne at WGBH in Boston. This interview appears as part of the WGBH Labs Filmmakers in Residence program, which hosted Katrina from 2003 to 2005.

Watch an interview with participants at a screening and discussion of the film in St. Louis, Missouri in 2009, filmed by the St. Louis Beacon as part of its “Race, Frankly” series.

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