Josiah Henson - Inspiration for "Uncle Tom"

Author Edna Troiano talked about former slave, abolitionist and minister Josiah Henson who was one of the inspirations for the title character in Harriet… read more

Author Edna Troiano talked about former slave, abolitionist and minister Josiah Henson who was one of the inspirations for the title character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Ms. Troiano is the author of Uncle Tom’s Journey from Maryland to Canada: The Life of Josiah Henson. We recorded the interview at an author event hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. close

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Josiah Henson - Inspiration for "Uncle Tom"

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Program ID:
457943-9
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 02, 2019 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 09, 2019 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 02, 2019 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2019 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2019 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2019 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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