Ill Literacy, Episode XXI: The Zealot and the Emancipator (Guest: H.W. Brands)
In Episode XX of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with H.W. Brands about his new book, "The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom."
Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by H.W. Brands of the University of Texas – Austin to discuss his new book, The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom. They talk about the divergent paths Brown and Lincoln took in their fight against slavery and how the two arrived on those paths.
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Wall Street Journal: Adam Rowe – ‘The Zealot and the Emancipator’ Review: A Deadly Confrontation
Washington Post: Alexis Coe – Abraham Lincoln and John Brown: Imperfect heroes of the fight to end slavery