Book Discussion on Bound for the Promised Land

Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an Ameican Hero, published by Ballantine… read more

Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an Ameican Hero, published by Ballantine Books. In it the author chronicled the life of one of the leaders of the Underground Railroad movement to free slaves before the Emancipation Proclamation. Ms. Larson wrote the book because she said the last adult biography written about Ms. Tubman was in 1943 and she wanted to create a new written record that included any documents and artifacts discovered in the last sixty years. Following her remarks she responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Bound for the Promised Land

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185684-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2005
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 2013

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  • Feb 27, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2005 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2005 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 7:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2009 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 2013 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2013 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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