S2E5: David W. Blight

Stan’s guest this week on the podcast is David Blight of Yale University, author of the pathbreaking new biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, published by Simon & Schuster. David talks about the 12 years he worked on the book, the private Savannah collection of Douglass papers that opened up new insights into Douglass’s extraordinary life, and Douglass’s place in American history.

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  1. Lemuel and Patricia A Patterson

    Thank you for your forward thinking to record this event. I left my hearing aides while attending the live event in Savannah this archived data allows me to clearly hear and appreciate the efforts of the GHS, and the interview with Dr. Blight. I will champion your mission, sincerely.


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