Book Discussion on Mightier Than the Sword

David Reynolds presented a history of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in 1852. The author profiled… read more

David Reynolds presented a history of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in 1852. The author profiled Ms. Stowe (1811-1896), whose novel supported the abolishment of slavery and received divided reception amongst the populations of the North and South. Mr. Reynolds explored the political and social factors that influenced the novel and its role in the discussion of race in America prior to and following the Civil War. David Reynolds spoke at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford, Connecticut. After his presentation he was interviewed by Ms. Kane and responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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  • Katherine Kane Executive Director Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
  • David S. Reynolds Distinguished Professor City University of New York->English and American Studies

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Book Discussion on Mightier Than the Sword

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300230-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Jul 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2011

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  • Jul 02, 2011 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2011 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2011 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 10:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2011 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2011 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2011 | 5:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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