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American Experience | Uncle Tom's Cabin | PBS

Duration: 02:56
Program: American Experience #101
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

After moving to Brunswick, Maine, Harriet Beecher Stowe was deeply disturbed by the Fugitive Slave Act. In March 1852, Stowe's novel about the evils of slavery sold 10,000 copies in its first week. It is the most popular book and the most influential book in American history.

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Post Date: October 22, 2012