Orphan Trains

Professor Stephen O’Connor spoke about and read from his book Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and… read more

Professor Stephen O’Connor spoke about and read from his book Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed, published by Houghton Mifflin. Minister Brace was the founder of the Children’s Aid Society in 1853, an organization to provide shelter, education and foster homes for poverty-stricken and homeless youths, mainly in the newly expanding western frontier. close

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Orphan Trains

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Program ID:
163649-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Urbana, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2001 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 2001 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 13, 2001 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2001 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2001 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2001 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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