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Colson Whitehead On ‘The Underground Railroad’ 11

In “The Underground Railroad,” two slaves escape their Georgia plantation and navigate the country along the secret network. The novel earned Colson Whitehead a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and he joins us to talk about how he wove the nation’s history into the experiences of his main characters. Read Whitehead’s interview with the Dallas Morning News.

This episode originally aired on April 3, 2018.