John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

August 27, 2012

Hour 2:           Who was John Brown and how did his actions at Harpers Ferry in October of 1859 change America forever? We’ll talk this hour with Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Horwitz [1], whose book “Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War” (Picador, 2012) is now out in paperback.

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[1] Tony Horwitz: http://www.tonyhorwitz.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/160140869/KERA_160140869.mp3

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