First Wednesdays

Free Public Talks at Libraries around Vermont

Writing the Life of Frederick Douglass

Yale historian David Blight, author of a new biography of Frederick Douglass, tells Douglass’s story: an escaped slave who became one of the leading abolitionists, orators, and writers of his era.

This video was recorded at the Brooks Memorial Library on December 5, 2018.

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