Book Discussion on A Gentleman of Color

Ms. Winch talked about her biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, published by Oxford University Press. She… read more

Ms. Winch talked about her biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, published by Oxford University Press. She described Forten as a free man born in pre-Revolutionary War Philadelphia who was a sailmaker and who eventually became an activist in the abolitionist movement. After her presentation Ms. Winch answered questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on A Gentleman of Color

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Program ID:
169064-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2002
Last Aired:
Sep 7, 2002

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  • Mar 10, 2002 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 18, 2002 | 3:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 07, 2002 | 9:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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