Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe
Guests examined the history of slavery, abolitionism, and the antebellum era through the writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle… read more
Guests examined the history of slavery, abolitionism, and the antebellum era through the writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Stowe, daughter of Congregationalist minister Lyman Beecher and brother of Henry Ward Beecher, wrote several novels, but became famous for her work on behalf of the abolitionist movement.
This program was telecast from the Harriet Beecher Stowe house in Ohio where she taught school and came in contact with several fugitive slaves. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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