The Abolitionists

January 8, 2013

Hour 2:           Why did some Americans risk their lives working to end slavery when so many others didn’t? We’ll examine the environment that led to the Civil War and more this hour with John Stauffer [1], Professor of English and African American Studies at Harvard University. He is also a participant in the American Experience series “The Abolitionists” [2] which premieres on PBS this evening.

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[1] John Stauffer: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~amciv/faculty/stauffer.shtml

[2] American Experience series “The Abolitionists”: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/abolitionists/

[3] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/168904521/KERA_168904521.mp3

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