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American experience. John Brown's holy war. Interview with historian Paul Finkelman. 5 of 5

Author: Paul Finkelman; Robert Kenner; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Finkelman talks about Trial - unfair, illegal to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biographies
Nonfiction films
History
Unedited footage
Biography
Named Person: John Brown; John Brown
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman; Robert Kenner; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),
OCLC Number: 1009113266
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017).
Performer(s): Paul Finkelman, interviewee.
Description: 1 online resource (4 min.)
Other Titles: Interview with historian Paul Finkelman, 5 of 5
John Brown's holy war
Responsibility: [produced by WGBH].

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Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Finkelman talks about Trial - unfair, illegal to try him for treason.

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