First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

Douglass and Lincoln — one born a slave, the other born dirt poor — became respectively one of the nation’s greatest orators and one of its greatest presidents. Harvard professor John Stauffer examines their friendship, the similarities in their lives, and their legacies.

This video was recorded at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum on March 15, 2018.

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