Book Discussion on John Brown, Abolitionist

David Reynolds talked about his book John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights,… read more

David Reynolds talked about his book John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights, published by Knopf. Mr. Reynolds profiled the life of abolitionist John Brown and discussed John Brown’s commitment to the abolition of slaves, his political struggles between good and evil, and how significant his Puritan background was to his lifestyle. Mr. Reynolds considered the comparison of his attack on the armory in Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia on October 16, 1859, to modern terrorism. close

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Book Discussion on John Brown, Abolitionist

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 4, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 17, 2010

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  • Jun 04, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2005 | 1:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2010 | 6:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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