Thoreau and Slavery

Actor Richard Smith, portraying Henry David Thoreau, read Thoreau’s "Slavery in Massachusetts". He then talked about the role of… read more

Actor Richard Smith, portraying Henry David Thoreau, read Thoreau’s "Slavery in Massachusetts". He then talked about the role of slavery in Thoreau’s lifetime. Thoreau was an abolitionist who helped runaway slaves and worked to repeal the fugitive slave law. He answered questions from the audience. close

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Thoreau and Slavery

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Program ID:
164013-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Concord, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2008

Airing Details

  • Sep 02, 2001 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2001 | 2:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 2008 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2008 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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