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American Experience | Douglass and Garrison Meet | PBS

Duration: 02:37
Program: American Experience #101
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

In September of 1838, Frederick Douglass traveled to Nantucket to hear the publisher of Boston's "The Liberator" abolitionist newspaper, William Lloyd Garrison, speak. After hearing Douglass tell his story, Garrison realized he had found the man he had been looking for. Garrison approached Douglass with a proposition.

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Post Date: October 18, 2012