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Midnight Risinig: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War By Tony Horwitz

Presenter: 
Tony Horwitz
Duration: 
(00:58:01)

On November 16, 2011, Tony Horwitz delivered the Alexander W. Weddell Trustees lecture entitled Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. (Introduction by Paul Levengood).