Stories of Fugitive Slaves

Richard Blackett, the 2012 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecturer, talked about the complexities of the Underground… read more

Richard Blackett, the 2012 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecturer, talked about the complexities of the Underground Railroad. Topics included how fugitive slaves used the U.S. Mail to communicate with other slaves and how they planned and executed escapes to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

This 12th annual Brose Lecture, “Taking a New Look at the Underground Railroad,” was given at the Nittany Lion Inn. close

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Stories of Fugitive Slaves

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jul 6, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2012

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  • Jul 06, 2012 | 10:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2012 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2012 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2012 | 3:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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