Secrets of the Underground Railroad

Don Papson talked about his book, Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad in New York City: Sydney Howard Gay, Louis Napoleon and the Record of… read more

Secrets of the Underground Railroad Don Papson talked about his book, Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad in New York City: Sydney Howard Gay, Louis Napoleon and the Record of Fugitives. Mr. Papson spoke about the “Record of Fugitives,” a previously unpublished text from the 1850s kept by abolitionist Sydney Howard Gay, in which he reveals his close collaboration with Louis Napoleon, a free black who helped many runaway slaves escape to freedom. Mr. Papson co-wrote the book with Tom Calarco. close

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Secrets of the Underground Railroad

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Program ID:
404621-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2016 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2016 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 20, 2016 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2016 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2016 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2016 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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