Historian David Blight has written a remarkable new biography on Frederick Douglass. The book, "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom" includes insights from a private collection of Douglass family letters.
Blight joins us to discuss his work and Douglass' life. His visit is part of a series of events* in our area celebrating Douglass. In studio:
- David W. Blight, historian and author of "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom"
- Kenneth Morris, co-founder of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives
- Jessica Lacher-Feldman, assistant dean and the Joseph N. Lambert and Harold B. Schleifer Director of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries
- Richard Newman, professor of history at RIT
*The events are sold out.