Eric Foner spoke with Martha Hodes about his book, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Professor Foner talked about Sydney Howard Gay, one of the key organizers behind helping escaped slaves in New York City.
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Eric Foner Professor Columbia University->History
Martha Hodes Professor New York University->History Department
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