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  • 17 Sep 2015
  • 16 Sep 2015

    Inside John Copeland

    John Anthony Copeland, Jr. was a heroic figure at the center of John Brown's fight against slavery and his raid on Harper's Ferry, but he is just a footnote in most accounts of the momentous raid. Steven Lubet, the author of The "Colored Hero" of Harper's Ferry, talks about what his decision to bring Copeland's narrative to light and the surprising discoveries he made along the way.

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