Complicity: How the North Profited from Slavery in America

Journalists Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank talked about the book they co-authored, Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and… read more

Journalists Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank talked about the book they co-authored, Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery, published by Ballantine Books. The book explores the lesser-known relationship the North had with slavery during the 1800s, including the commercial dependency on slavery. The authors documented how slavery helped to establish many well-known companies and educational institutions such as Tiffany’s, Brown University, and Lehman Brothers financial institution. After their presentation they answered audience members' questions. close

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Complicity: How the North Profited from Slavery in America

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Program ID:
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2006 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 06, 2008 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 17, 2006 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2007 | 2:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2008 | 4:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2008 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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