Book Discussion on Sons of Providence

Charles Rappleye talked about his book Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution, published by… read more

Charles Rappleye talked about his book Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book he investigated the history of the Brown brothers, who were responsible for establishing Brown University. He described the involvement of Moses and John Brown in the American Revolution and in the triangular slave trade. He also discussed the brothers' actions and beliefs and the role the history of slavery plays in today’s society. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Sons of Providence

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Program ID:
190601-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 2006

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  • Aug 19, 2006 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2006 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2006 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2006 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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