The anniversary of an insurrection that lead to the Civil War

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Abolitionist John Brown was executed December 2, 1859 -- more than a month after his raid on Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. The armed revolt he led was quickly extinguished.

Credits

Guest:
Mike Schlitt - Historian and Producer, 'The Document' - @schlitthappenz

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole