Writings of Frederick Douglass
Guests examined the history of slavery and freedom in 19th century America through the life and writings of Frederick Douglass. After… read more
Guests examined the history of slavery and freedom in 19th century America through the life and writings of Frederick Douglass. After escaping slavery, Douglass wrote Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave and spoke frequently on the abolitionist lecture circuit.
The program was telecast from Douglass' former home which is now designated as the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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