A Slave No More

David Blight was interviewed on stage by James Basker about his book, A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own… read more

A Slave No More David Blight was interviewed on stage by James Basker about his book, A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation, published by Harcourt. Professor Blight talked about receiving the written narratives from a relative of one of the diarists. He described the lives of the two former slaves, Wallace Turnage (1846-1916) and John Washington (1838-1918). After the discussion Professor Blight responded to audience members' questions.

This program was part of the Historical Society’s History and Current Affairs series at the New York Historical Society co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute. close

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  • James G. Basker President Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
  • David W. Blight Director Yale University->Gilder Lehrman Ctr. for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
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A Slave No More

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Program ID:
202366-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2008 | 9:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2008 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 23, 2008 | 9:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 2008 | 12:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 2008 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2008 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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